Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education David O. McKay School of Education Brigham Young University

Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education David O. McKay School of Education Brigham Young University

Provo, UT
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
71%
29%
student ratio
87
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
24%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Counseling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Special Education Master of Science (MS)
    • School Psychology Specialist in Education (Ed S)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 6
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 65
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students87
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students87
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPositive behavioral support in schools, spirituality in psychotherapy, multicultural psychology, gender issues in education, crisis management in schools
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education

David O. McKay School of Education
Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602-1001
United States

Dr. Timothy Smith

Professor and Development Chair

Phone: 801-422-3857
Fax: 801-422-0198

Diane Hancock

Department Secretary

Phone: 801-422-3859
Fax: 801-422-0198
Email: diane_hancock@byu.edu


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