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Degree Type of Practicing School Psychologists by Gender and Ethnicity

  • Females account for 74% of practicing school psychologists, and 7 out of 10 of them hold non-doctoral degrees (National Association of School Psychologists, 2008).
  • Of the 7.3% of practicing school psychologists who are ethnic minorities, 7 out of 10 of them hold non-doctoral degrees (National Association of School Psychologists, 2008). 
  • A significant proportion of practicing minority school psychologists hold non-doctoral degrees: 9 of 10 American Indians or Alaska Natives, 7 of 10 Latinos, 6 of 10 Asians or Pacific Islanders, and 5 of 10 African Americans (National Association of School Psychologists, 2008). 

References

National Association of School Psychologists. (2008). [Degree type of practicing school psychologists by gender and ethnicity.]  Unpublished data from the 2004-05 NASP Membership Survey.