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Brigham Young University

Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling psychology
Master of Science (MS) Special education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
29
Accepted
29
Enrolled
38%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Application & application fee; unofficial transcripts; honor code commitment; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Application & application fee; unofficial transcripts; honor code commitment; 3 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Application & application fee; unofficial transcripts; honor code commitment; 3 letters of recommendation

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

$27,295
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 1.08%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.23%
Asian 2.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.08%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 7
Male (13)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: School-based crisis interventions; Functional MRI assessment of Autism; multi-group ethnic identity measure reliability measure; effectiveness of open education resources; video modeling to teach young adults with Autism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
518,893

Location & Contact

Address 340 McKay Building
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Lane Fischer
Department Chair
Email: lane_fischer@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-8293

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