Doctor of Education in Professional Counseling & Supervision

We will begin accepting applications October 1, 2018 for the summer 2019 cohort. The 2018 Summer Cohort is full and we are no longer accepting applications.

The University of West Georgia's Department of Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling offers master's programs in school counseling (CACREP accredited), community counseling (CACREP accredited), and college student affairs; specialist degree in professional counseling; and, a doctoral degree in professional counseling and supervision.

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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 2 and 1/2 day orientation each summer for new students on the campus of the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA. After this, all course work including projects, assignments, discussions, written work, and dissertation will be exclusively online. The dates for this year's orientation is May 30 - May 31.


Contact Us

Dr. Matt Varga, Director 
(678) 839-6567

Becky Robinson
Departmental Assistant 
(678) 839-6567