Master of ARTS IN Child, Family and School Psychology

Begin your degree path to pursuing doctoral work in our Child, Family, and School Psychology (CFSP) program. Our Master of Arts (M.A.) degree is not a terminal degree—it is your starting point for a Ph.D.

You will begin building a strong understanding of the diverse environmental, neurobiological, and cultural influences that impact child development.

As a full-time M.A. student, you will complete this degree program in one year or four quarters. This degree prepares you to apply to a Ph.D. program in school psychology or a related field.


You’ll need to complete 47-quarter credit hours, as well as an applied Capstone project.


This program is not accredited at this time.


One year or four quarters.

This is a full-time program (5-6 courses per quarter) and requires intense student commitment to complete the degree in the anticipated timeframe. Due to the structured coursework plan, it is recommended that students restrict employment to limited and flexible hours.


Department Chair
Dr. Rashida Banerjee
303-871-6597, KRH 245

Academic Services Associate
Jessica Espinosa-Galindo
303-871-4216, KRH 250C

Admissions Contact
Noah Schlueter
303-871-2509, KRH 110
Office Hours: By appointment only

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