Our Counseling Psychology Program (CPP) has been accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1985 and is rated fourth in the nation by CounselingPsychology.Org. Our program is based upon a scientist-practitioner orientation to counseling psychology, viewing research and practice as interdependent and complementary. Research is considered a fundamental and integral dimension of our program and students with a strong interest in psychological research, pursuing academic careers, and combining research and practice are given priority in admissions decisions. 

We offer

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Note: Students may earn a master's degree (MS) as a step toward the PhD.

Who should apply

Graduate level students who want to:

  • Pursue doctoral-level careers in psychological research and practice
  • Engage in research relevant to assessing and understanding behavior
  • Develop multicultural competence in both research and practice

To find out more about applying to the counseling psychology program, read our prospective PhD applicant information sheet.

Important information about this program