Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2012. Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on WESS or see your academic advisor for your official program of study.

I. Core Courses (18 Semester Hours)
Number Name Semester Hours
COUN 810 Advanced Counseling Theory & Methodology 3
COUN 812 Counselor Supervision 3
COUN 814 Advanced Social and Cultural Issues in Counseling 3
COUN 816 Clinical, Leadership and Organizational Assessment 3
COUN 818 Advanced Group Counseling 3
COUN 820 Advanced Career Counseling Techniques & Practice 3
II. Clinical Experience (6-9 Semester Hours)
COUN 824 Professional Internship I: Instructorship (3 S.H.)  
COUN 826 Professional Internship II:  Fieldwork (3 S.H.)  
III. Cognate or Elective Studies (9-12 Semester Hours)
Three courses from a discipline relevant to the study of counseling, such as school counseling, community counseling, student affairs/higher education counseling, marriage and family counseling, or social justice and advocacy for social change, to be approved by the student's doctoral advisory committee.
IV. Research Core (15 Semester Hours)
COUN 822 Research Seminar in Counseling 3
EDFD 820 Qualitative Methods for Educational Research 3
EDFD 821 Quantitative Methods for Educational Research 3
EDFD 822 Advanced Methods of Quantitative Inquiry in Education 3
EDFD 823 Advanced Quantitative Methods for Educational Research 3
V. Doctoral Dissertation (Minimum 15 Semester Hours)
COUN 900 Dissertation Advisement 3
PROGRAM TOTAL: 66 credits