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Education - Professional Counseling and Supervision, Doctorate

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
 Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision equips graduates with the skills they need for advancement and/or achievement in counseling-related positions. The curriculum builds upon skills and knowledge acquired through previous degrees in counseling and extends graduates knowledge through an emphasis on program evaluation, clinical and administrative supervision, and advocacy and leadership
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Overview

The Mission of the Professional Counseling and Supervision program (Ed.D.) is to prepare counseling professionals to positively impact their clients and communities of service through effective practices and programs, leadership, and advocacy.

At the completion of the program, students defend a professional practice dissertation that is designed to evaluate and improve programs in order to positively impact the clients and communities of service in which they work. 

Objectives

  • Candidates will evaluate an intervention delivered in their work settings to respond to specific client or student needs identified through the use of local data.
  • Candidates will develop a well-integrated, comprehensive review of the literature sufficient to support the evaluation of a program implemented in their respective work setting.
  • Candidates will establish the evaluability of a program, develop an evaluation study design, conduct an evaluation study, report results and make appropriate recommendations for program improvement.
  • Candidates will make appropriate recommendations for improvement of interventions or programs based on outcomes evaluation data.
  • Candidates will identify and propose data driven program improvements indicated by the results of their dissertation evaluation projects.
  • Candidates will complete and submit a professional association program proposal or manuscript addressing professional development needs of peers in the context of a current trend in counseling.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program Evaluation
  • Directed Doctoral Research
  • Doctoral Seminar Professional Issues
  • Doctoral Seminar-Advocacy for Marginalized and Underserved Populations
  • Doctoral Internship
  • Doctoral Practicum in Supervision
  • Dissertation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    151

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    142

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Guidelines for Admittance
  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required.
  • Masters in counseling or related field
  • A 300-500 word essay presenting the applicant's professional goals and the relationship between those goals and the program mission 
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended for all degrees including schools attended only for transfer credit
  • Three recommendations from professionals who are familiar with the applicant's professional qualities and academic potential. The electronic Recommendation Request form will be available after you submit your application
  • Vitae

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Minimum of three years of counseling experience in private or public schools, community agency, university, hospital, or private practice

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16821 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    33642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16821 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    20160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10080 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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