Ph.D. On Campus

Counseling Psychology

University at Albany

48 months
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Welcome! Our APA-accredited PhD Program in Counseling Psychology from University at Albany provides integrated scientist-practitioner training in psychology as a scientific discipline and in counseling psychology as an area of professional specialization.


Faculty are active researchers and practicing psychologists who help you develop into a multiculturally aware researcher and clinician applying evidence-based practices.

Key Features 

  • Our Counseling Psychology program at University at Albany enables you to pursue a professional career as a licensed psychologist in a variety of research, teaching, and practice settings including employment at research-oriented universities and colleges, community and college counseling centers, academic medical schools, Veterans Affairs medical facilities, and private practice.
  • In your third year, you work more independently with clients in colleges, hospitals, residential treatment facilities, and community agencies during your advanced practicum in specialized procedures.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Career Development or Theories of Career Development in Counseling Psychology    
  • Ethics and Professional Issues in Counseling Psychology    
  • Theory, Research, and Practice in Counseling Psychology 
  • Assessment in Counseling Psychology 
  • Group Counseling Research and Practice
  • Multicultural Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




76 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all schools attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official GRE scores
  • Resume
  • Statement of Goals

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 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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