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Brigham Young University

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Provo, UT


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Brigham Young University


Brigham Young University / College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 77
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
500 clinical hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
500 clinical hours, portfolio


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 27
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 5.07%
Black or African American 2.3%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.92%
Asian 2.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.38%
Two or more races 0.92%
Unknown 0.46%


Male (30%)
Female (69%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 94
Part-time - 24
Male (84)
Female (34)


Focus of faculty research: Archaeology of the Southwest, near East, South America, and Mesoamerica; Mayan glyphs; psychotherapy process, Alzheimer's disease/dementia, psychology and law, health, psychology, addiction; demography, race and ethnicity, gender, rural and community, international development, comparative family; therapy processes and outcomes, family relationships across the life cycle, adjustment to medical illnesses, health family processes; family studies and family process, marriage
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:

Location & Contact

Address 990 SWKT
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Benjamin M. Ogles
Phone: 801-422-2083
Fax: 801-422-2084