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New Mexico State University

Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling psychology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Educational diagnostics Educational diagnostics
Master of Arts (MA) Educational diagnostics Counseling and guidance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 6

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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

103
Applied
61
Accepted
34
Enrolled
59%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 54.37%
Black or African American 2.91%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.91%
Asian 4.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.97%
Unknown 2.91%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 3
Male (2)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multicultural counseling and training, school and counseling psychology, social justice, integrated primary care behavioral health training, mental health disparities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
110,485

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3CEP
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Barbara Gormley
Department Head
Email: bgormley@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-2121
Fax: 575-646-8035

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