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Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

Through service learning and scholarly research, you’ll better address the social and systemic needs of the communities you serve.

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With a Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision, you’ll be qualified to work as a counselor educator in colleges and universities or as a leader in clinical mental health counseling, addictions counseling, or school counseling. Through coursework that emphasizes a culturally relevant perspective and social justice-component along with a multicultural pedagogy of leadership in your field, you’ll gain expertise that empowers you to lead future generations of counselors. 

Requirements to earn the Ph.D. include a minimum of 54 credits beyond the master’s degree, a clinical practicum, a specialty practicum, an internship, a candidacy examination, and a dissertation.


CACREP Accredited

Waynesburg University’s Counseling Program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP). 

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Coursework & Requirements

View the Academic Catalog to further explore the curriculum.

Program Quick Facts

Upcoming start date August 26, 2024

Virtual interviews for the 2024 cohort will be held on the following days:

  • Nov. 2 and 16
  • Dec. 7
  • Jan. 18
  • Feb. 1 and 15
  • March 7 and 21
  • April 4 and 18
  • May 2 and 16
  • June 6 and 20
  • July 18

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Estimated program length 3-5 years
Credit hours 54
Course length 16 weeks
Delivery methods In person at our Southpointe location
Cost per credit $845
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