Doctoral / PHD Programs in Family Psychology

2 universities offer graduate PHD program in Family Psychology

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Ranked as:  #89 in Best National University
Tuition:  $7,510 per year
Total Cost:  $15,020 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Utah
Acceptance:  69.25%

Two degrees are offered through the Psychology: Psychology—PhD and Clinical Psychology—PhD.

The Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology is an embedded degree within the Clinical Psychology PhD training program. Students are admitted to BYU Clinical Psychology doctoral program with the expectation that they will complete the PhD degree and no students are independently admitted to the Master of Science Degree. Please see the Clinical Psychology PhD description for full accreditation and program details.

Comprehensive Clinic. The clinic currently functions as an APA-approved practicum site for the Clinical Psychology PhD program. In addition, the clinic provides the university and the broader community with mental health services, with 200 to 250 clients seen each week by students in the graduate programs. The clinic contains nine counseling rooms, four seminar rooms, and one large classroom, all of which are equipped with digital video recording capabilities.

Technical support and consultation services for both statistics and graphics are available to students working on research projects, theses, and dissertations. Special computer facilities in the Psychology Department support research in psycholinguistics, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, social psychology, and the experimental analysis of human and animal behavior.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Facility. The structural and functional neuroimaging core is located at the BYU Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Facility (MRIRF), which houses a 3T Siemens TRIO MRI scanner. The MRI scanner is equipped with a 12 and 32-channel head coil and MR-compatible audio and video stimulus delivery systems. Additionally, the Facility has an MR-compatible EEG system for simultaneous recording of both functional MRI and electrophysiology data, and an MR-compatible eye-tracker for recording eye movements during MRI scanning. Behavioral responses can be recorded with an MR-compatible button box (with 4 or 8 response options) or trackball. The MRI Research Facility also houses a coil lab for the development of custom coils and a computer lab with computers dedicated to MRI data post-processing. Technical support, classes and consultation are available for student’s working on research projects, theses, dissertations.The MRIRF offers tools for the de-identification of human subject’s data.

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Graduate Studies

  • GRE Required:  Yes
  • Research Assistantships:  865
  • Teaching Assistantships:  448
  • Financial Aid: Register to view the details
Ranked as:  -
Tuition:  $17,052 per year
Total Cost:  $34,104 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Virginia
Acceptance:  50.44%

Clinical Counseling Psychology.

Certificate of Graduate Studies in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Certificate of Graduate Studies in Marriage, Couple Family Counseling.

Marriage Family Ministry.

A backbone of society is the family structure. Marriage Family program, you will study principles that help build healthy relationships and improve family units. Using a scientific approach, expand your understanding of behavioral healthcare and issues associated with this specialized discipline, such as marriage enrichment, adolescents, human sexuality, blended families, divorce, and remarriage.

Explore training techniques that help diagnose individuals, couples, and families in diverse settings.

This critical degree positions you for tremendous societal impact and increased earning potential.

Marriage Family degree, you will be able to:.

Learn training and treatment techniques from a multicultural focus aimed at addressing the family unit.

Immerse in a gateway to study at the doctoral level in basic science or applied psychology.

Explores family systems and related relational dynamics to understand problems and interventions aimed at addressing the family unit from a treatment perspective. Presents a multicultural diversity focus as it relates to families. Cross-listed with MHPS 645.

of various child, adolescent, and parental relationships and the theological considerations in addressing these relationships. Examines developmentally appropriate approaches and effective strategies for counseling children and adolescents in both individual and group settings as well as topics relating to systems theory, the family life cycle, parenting, blended families, and resources to aid the family. Relevant ethical and legal considerations also discussed. Presents a multicultural focus as it pertains to children adolescents, and ministry. Cross-listed with MHPS 646.

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester two weeks before the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA).

Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple Family Counseling (MA).

Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychological Studies (PhD).

Career Switcher Degree (M.Ed.) with Teaching Licensure (online).

Master of Divinity in Theology Ministry (M.Div.).

Graduate Non-degree Study in Communication the Arts.

Career Switcher Degree (M.Ed.) with Teaching Licensure (on campus).

Master of Divinity in Biblical Literature Languages (M.Div.).

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Ally Duggins, M.S. in Psychology, 2020Co-Founder, Willow House Media.

Rob Hess, M.S. in Psychology, 2019Chaplain, U.S. Navy.

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M.S. in Psychology Marriage Family

  • GRE Required:  Yes
  • Research Assistantships:  -
  • Teaching Assistantships:  -
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We have 6 scholarships awarding up to $44,000 for Masters program in for Family Psychology, targeting diverse candidates and not restricted to state or school-based programs.

Scholarship nameAmountCredibility
Tution and Scholarship by the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology for Graduate programs $5,000
Malyon Smith Scholarship Research Award$1,000Medium
Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship$1,000Medium
Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship Program at Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago$1,000
Institutional aid at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago$1,000

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