Ph. D. On Campus

Counseling Psychology

Chatham University

48 months
1049 USD/credit 22291 USD/year
1049 USD/credit 22291 USD/year
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Chatham University's Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Counseling Psychology program is one of a small number of APA-accredited Counseling Psychology PsyD programs in the nation. 


The Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology program invites applications from Chatham University students holding a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or a related field. The PsyD is a full-time program, admitting students each fall.

Our program is distinguished by:

  • The practice of counseling grounded in the science of psychology
  • Emphasis on promoting sustainable health and well-being
  • Focus on clients' assets and strengths
  • Strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice
  • Access to a broad range of training opportunities

Chatham University's Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology program is committed to developing entry level health service psychologists who are capable of practicing ethically and capably within the bounds of their competence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Counseling Psychology
  • Applied Biological Psychology
  • Statistics and Research Methods
  • Psychology of Culture and Identity
  • Vocational/Career Counseling
  • Human Development across the Life Span
  • Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the PsyD program must submit the following information to the Office of Admissions for review:

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Official GRE test scores (General test only) - Chatham Code 2081
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation from previous faculty or employers
  • Admissions essay - Provide three to five double spaced pages or 750-1,250 words on what has led you to pursue doctoral study in psychology and how do you hope this study will shape your future, and describe your thoughts about how change occurs in people and what the change process involves.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22291 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1049 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    22291 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1049 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Pittsburg

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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