Division of Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations Wayne State University

Division of Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
student ratio
Not Reported
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
14 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate [Applied Behavior Analysis]
    • School And Community Psychology Certificate [School Psychology ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [School Psychology ]
    • Education Evaluation And Research Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Educational Measurement and Evaluation ]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Educational Measurement and Evaluation ]
    • Counseling Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Counselor Education ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Counselor Education ]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Counselor Education ]
      Specialist in Education (Ed S) [Counselor Education ]
    • Educational Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [learning and instruction sciences]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Educational Psychology ]
    • Counseling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Counseling Psychology ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Counseling Psychology ]
    • Rehabilitation Counseling And Community Inclusion Master of Arts (MA) [Rehabilitation Counseling ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 87
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 14
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 294
    • Accepted 100
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 72
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, interview, and personal statement, portfolio (art therapy)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, department-written exam, interview, curriculum vitae, references, and master's degree in closely-related field with minimum GPA of 3.5, demonstration of counseling skills (for Ed D in counseling)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesmaster's degree in counseling and counseling license (for Ed S); good standing in school and community psychology MA program (for Certificate)
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdolescents at risk, supervision of counseling
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Division of Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Cheryl Somers

Assistant Dean

Phone: 313-577-1670
Email: c.somers@wayne.edu

Janice Green

Assistant Dean

Phone: 313-577-1605
Email: jwgreen@wayne.edu

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