• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
Do you want to use your counseling experience to help the next generation of counselors help more people heal and grow? With the Counselor Education and Supervision program at Liberty University, you can learn how to help students bridge the gap from theory to practice so that they can help hurting clients.
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Overview

The Counselor Education and Supervision program at Liberty University is designed to prepare you to be a mentor in a professional counseling preparation program. Our PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision courses equip you with knowledge and skills in important areas such as:

  • Advanced counseling
  • Counselor education
  • Supervision
  • Leadership and advocacy
  • Research and scholarship

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Administrator in community and public roles
  • Advanced professional counselor
  • Advanced researcher or scholar
  • College or university administrator
  • College or university professor
  • Executive administration for private and government departments

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Theory Application
  • Dissemination of Research and Scholarship
  • Teaching Internship
  • Supervision Internship
  • Counseling, Research, and Leadership Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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