The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision is an applied doctorate with an emphasis on the application of knowledge through continued practice. The program begins each summer with a cohort of 12 students. The 36-hour program is completed in two years of continuous enrollment. The program builds upon a strong foundation developed through previous graduate education, including Master's and Specialist degrees in counseling, and professional experience.
Doctoral students learn to evaluate and improve programs and interventions in the context of their current work settings
Doctoral students gain experience in administrative supervision
Doctoral students develop their dissertations, evaluation studies, through embedded assignments across the curriculum
Doctoral students expand their capacity in leading advocacy efforts
The counseling faculty in the Department of Clinical and Professional Studies are well-recognized at state, regional and national levels for their professionalism. They consistently publish research and practice articles in peer reviewed journals, attend and present at state, regional and national conferences, and hold leadership positions in professional and honor societies.