With a doctorate, graduates are eligible to become licensed psychologists. The . Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that approximately 105,600 individuals worked as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists as of May 2015 ( ). The BLS projected that employment for clinical, counseling and school psychologists would increase by 20% from 2014-2024, which is approximately 30,500 new jobs during that decade. As of May 2015, the median annual salary for clinical, counseling and school psychologists was $70,580, according to the BLS.
Hofstra University offers a . in School-Community Psychology. On the Long Island campus of Hofstra University, students can earn a . in School-Community Psychology , which trains students to work as psychologists in educational settings or human services organizations. In particular, the program emphasizes the importance of a strong connection between the school and the broader community when dealing with mental health issues. Students take lecture-based courses, conduct research in the field, and get real-world experience in the community through internship opportunities. For 2017, Hofstra was ranked tied at #133 among national universities and tied at #177 for its graduate psychology program by . News and World Report .