90
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 10

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 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
28
Enrolled
38%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework
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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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

90
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.44%
Black or African American 1.11%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.22%
Asian 1.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3.33%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (9)
Male (15)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Autism, 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 year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 340 MCKB
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Lane Fischer
Department Chair
Email: lane_fischer@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-3857