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Doctor of Philosophy

Counseling Psychology

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.

Typical Plan of Study (minimum 64 hours)

Select 1 Education Policy, Organization and Leadership Foundations Course

4 hours

Required for students entering without a master's degree.

Assessment course

4 hours

Chosen in consultation with advisor

Diversity course

4 hours

Other courses may fulfill this requirement, with advisor approval.

APA Psychological Foundations requirements

0 - 32 hours

Please see the Counseling Program Handbook for more information.

Special Topics in Counseling Psychology

8 hours


4 - 20 hours

Thesis Research

4 - 20 hours

For more information on the Counseling Psychology program, please view the Counseling Psychology Handbook.

Program Cost 

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