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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 28, 2023

Virtual interviews will be held on the following dates:

  • March 16, April 20 and May 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
Admissions Requirements

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Areas of Study



Advanced counseling skills



Counseling Loan Repayment Initiatives

Counseling News and Events

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