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
72%
28%
student ratio
90
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
38%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Counseling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Counseling Psychology ]
    • Special Education Master of Science (MS) [Special Education ]
    • School Psychology Specialist in Education (Ed S) [School Psychology ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 10
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 76
    • Accepted 29
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 28
  • 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 , 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 Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students90
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students90
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Full-time Percentage78%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander3%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAutism, religious and spiritual values in counseling, school-based crisis intervention, behavior interventions in MTSS framework, counseling and psychotherapy process and outcomes
    • 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

340 MCKB
Provo, UT 84602-1001
United States

Dr. Lane Fischer

Department Chair

Phone: 801-422-3857
Email: lane_fischer@byu.edu

Diane Hancock

Executive Secretary

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

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