School Psychology Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 5 accredited school psychology schools where school psychology faculty who teach school psychology classes can find employment. The trends in Maryland's school psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in school psychology includes school psychology training at the following levels:

  • School Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in School Psychology
  • Masters degree in School Psychology
  • PhD degree in School Psychology


  1. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

    13 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Maryland 1,660
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Maryland

1,820 1,990 1,830 1,840 1,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, school psychology is a shrinking field. There were 160 less school psychology professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of school psychology has shrunk by 9% in Maryland. This decline is faster than the change in the number of school psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of school psychology professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$66,070 $67,500 $70,970 $71,310 $76,790
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to school psychology professionals are growing in Maryland. The mean salary for school psychology professionals in 2006 was $66,070 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $76,790 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Maryland

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This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 178% pay differential between the highest paid school psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of school psychology in Maryland.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Maryland

Clinical Psychology
Educational Leadership
Mental Health
Organizational Psychology
School Psychology
Social Work
Special Education
Speech Therapy

In Maryland, school psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

School Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited school psychology schools in Maryland is decreasing. In 2006, 104 students graduated from school psychology courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 97 students graduated.

This represents a 7% decrease in the number of school psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned a undergraduate certificate in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of school psychology faculty in Maryland, growth in the field of school psychology academia and school psychology faculty salaries in Maryland. If you are involved in teaching school psychology courses to students at the certificate in school psychology, bachelors degree in school psychology, masters degree in school psychology, and doctoral degree in school psychology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of school psychology in Maryland. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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