Doctor of Education in Professional Counseling & Supervision
The University of West Georgia's Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Speech-Language Pathology offers master's programs in school counseling (CACREP accredited), clinical mental health counseling (CACREP accredited), and college student affairs; specialist degree in professional counseling; and, a doctoral degree in professional counseling and supervision.
The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision is offered for advanced counseling practitioners in a convenient, flexible, asynchronous online setting. If you "Go West" you can be confident that you will earn a degree from a well respected University. We are a public, SACS accredited, brick and mortar institution with a full-time faculty who actively engage in systematic program assessment and planning to ensure program integrity.
As a doctoral student, you will be able to build upon your current career success as a counselor while learning or expanding skills in evaluation, advocacy, and leadership. Our mission is to prepare you to positively influence your community of service with immediate application in your workplace of these new or enhanced skills.
The program includes a mandatory orientation each summer for new students, which may be held on the campus of the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA. After this, all course work will be exclusively online.
Dr. Julia Whisenhunt, Director