Ph.D. On Campus

Counseling and Counselor Education

Texas Christian University

24 months
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The Counseling and Counselor Education program from Texas Christian University is designed to prepare advanced professional practitioners in counseling, counselor education and systems intervention with particular emphases on strength-based approaches to work with diverse populations and settings.


The purpose of the Counseling and Counselor Education program at Texas Christian University is to provide quality doctoral training for future educators, researchers and clinicians who wish to emphasize clinical applications that promote the health, quality of life and well-being of children, adolescents, young adults and their families.

Key Features

  • The counseling theory and counselor education courses are designed to increase understanding of current research and practice in the field. 
  • The professional competencies and counselor education courses are designed to expose students to supervisory and teaching experiences to help the student become proficient in social science research methodologies and to best prepare the student for original research and career goals.

Programme Structure

  • The Ph.D. in Educational Studies: Counseling and Counselor Education prepares students to be qualified to engage in high-quality original scholarship. 
  • Recipients will have the knowledge and skills to assume college faculty positions with responsibility in teaching graduate counseling courses, participate in counseling and counselor education research, and assume leadership positions in counseling and counselor education within schools and other organizations.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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51 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission into the program, an applicant must have a master’s degree in a clinical mental health discipline and be eligible for licensure or certification as a mental health professional in the state of Texas. 
  • These disciplines include (but are not limited to) counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology/psychological associate, nursing and social work. Each applicant must show evidence of knowledge and skill in human development, helping relationships, assessment, research and evaluation, and clinical experience in applied settings. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Fort Worth

1071 - 1679 USD /month
Living costs

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


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