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The University of Alabama

Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology and Counseling

Tuscaloosa, AL

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The University of Alabama

Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology and Counseling is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT, or NTE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT, or NTE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

165
Applied
107
Accepted
64
Enrolled
65%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT, or NTE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT, or NTE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 during previous 2 years

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
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 July 14
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

218
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.05%
Black or African American 22.94%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.38%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 1
Male (15)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Moral development, positive psychology, children's fears, digital storytelling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,905

Location & Contact

Address Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Aaron Kuntz
Department Head
Email: amkuntz@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-5675