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Baylor University

Department of Educational Psychology

Waco, TX

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Overview

Baylor University / Department of Educational Psychology is located in Waco, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Learning and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Exceptionalities
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Educational psychology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School psychology
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Educational psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Quantitative methods
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Applied behavior analysis
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Gifted and talented studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
30
Accepted
30
Enrolled
33%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.86%
Black or African American 1.79%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 1.79%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Individual differences, quantitative methods, gifted and talented, special education, school psychology, autism, applied behavior analysis, learning, human development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
300,000

Location & Contact

Address One Bear Place #97301
Waco, TX  76798
United States
Contact Dr. Susan K. Johnsen
Professor and Interim Chair
Email: susan_johnsen@baylor.edu
Phone: 254-710-6116