Counseling Psychology Ph.D.

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Our program integrates both the science and the practice of counseling psychology. The program requires you to complete a full-time, one-year, pre-doctoral internship. With this degree, you are trained to provide direct psychological services in various settings. These settings include private practice, college/university counseling centers, medical settings, correctional facilities, and Veterans Administration hospitals.

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Degree Overview

Our curriculum is built on the scientist-practitioner model for health service psychology training. We focus on the integration of the science and practice of counseling psychology. Multicultural and social justice perspectives are emphasized throughout the curriculum.

Degree Requirements:

  • At least four years of on-campus coursework (105 hours) and training
  • A full-time, one-year, pre-doctoral clinical internship
  • A dissertation
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Application Deadline

  • December 1 for Fall Semester admission
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The Counseling Psychology program is accredited by the American Psychological AssociationThe program was most recently re-accredited following a site visit in fall 2017. The next re-accreditation visit is scheduled to take place in 2027.

Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE,
Washington, DC 20002–4242
Phone: (202) 336-5979
Email: APA Accreditation

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There are four core faculty members in the Counseling Psychology program:

Faculty are highly engaged with students in the program through teaching, advising, supervision, research, mentoring, and social events. Faculty value and support students as unique individuals and as budding professionals. Faculty also strive to create a training environment that respects diverse identities and perspectives. Counseling Psychology Ph.D. applicants can express interest in working with (and being advised by) any of the core faculty. Emeritus and affiliate faculty will not typically be assigned as advisors. Students have contact with affiliate faculty primarily through coursework.

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Cost & Financial Support


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Information for Current Students



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