Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.)
Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Program Curriculum
The Ph.D. program is a minimum of 96 credits beyond a bachelor’s degree or 45 credits beyond the master’s degree. Students entering with a bachelor’s degree will need to complete the requirements of the Mental Health Counseling master’s degree en route to the Ph.D., which includes coursework, fieldwork, and the Master’s Comprehensive Exam.
Review the courses and requirements in the following areas: psychology core; ehtics and legal standards; doctoral research core; philosophical, historical, and multicultural core; career development; psychological assessment; psychological Intervention; consultation and supervision; and comprehensive exams.
Students complete a year-long research apprenticeship with a faculty sponsor and attend interdisciplinary research seminars once a semester. These research apprenticeship projects often serve as pilot projects for subsequent dissertation work.