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School Psychology Schools In Minnesota

Minnesota has 4 accredited school psychology schools where school psychology faculty who teach school psychology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of school psychology and school psychology training in Minnesota, which includes school psychology training at the following levels:


  1. Walden University

    155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Minnesota 2,550
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Minnesota.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Minnesota

2,890 2,710 2,410 2,380 2,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, the field of school psychology is shrinking. 340 less school psychology professionals were working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for school psychology professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of school psychology professionals working around the nation.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$62,360 $61,110 $63,570 $64,480 $63,610
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of school psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to school psychology professionals are increasing in Minnesota. School psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $62,360 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $63,610 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Minnesota

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 2% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Minnesota, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of school psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid school psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 133%

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Minnesota

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

In Minnesota, 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 Minnesota


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited school psychology schools in Minnesota is increasing. In Minnesota, there were 163 graduates in 2006. And there were 223 graduates from school psychology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 37%. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with an doctor's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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