The Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology prepares candidates for work in:

  • Higher education
  • Counseling centers
  • Clinics
  • Private practice settings
  • Hospitals


The goal of the Counseling Psychology doctoral program is to prepare counseling psychologists who will promote psychology as a science and contribute to the advancement of the profession. The program requires a minimum of 111 semester hours and 12-15 dissertation semester hours to complete. The faculty endorses a scientist/practitioner model of training and expects students to become competent researchers and proficient practitioners.