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.
The Counseling Psychology program is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The program was re-accredited effective November, 2010, and the next re-accreditation visit is scheduled to take place in 2017. 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
Successful fulfillment of all requirements results in a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in counseling psychology. The curriculum is built on a framework referred to as the “Scientist-Practitioner” model, wherein emphasis is placed on the integration of the science and practice of counseling psychology. The required curriculum includes a full-time, one-year, pre-doctoral internship.
Deadline for Application: December 12
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