The Top 50 Most Affordable Accredited Doctoral Degrees in Counselor Education and Supervision 2018

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By BCD Staff
September 2018

Here you will find the best and most affordable doctoral degrees in Counselor Education and Supervision available across the country. This list includes top doctoral degrees in counseling that are available online as well as programs that can be completed on-campus. The programs listed here are all accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The CACREP reviews programs and only provides accreditation to those that meet specific objectives and outcomes. By attending a program that meets the high credentialing standards of the CACREP, you can be assured that you will earn a quality education from a respected and vigorous academic program.

Most, but not all of the doctoral programs listed here require applicants to have a master’s degree in counseling or a closely related degree from a CACREP accredited program. Students in the programs listed here will receive high-quality training with diverse populations in a range of clinical and academic settings designed to prepare the graduate for leadership in counselor education and supervision.

The Doctoral Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision prepares graduates to work as counselors, counselor educators, clinical supervisors, program directors, faculty members, administrators, consultants, and researchers. With a broad range of clinical and academic experience and expertise, graduates will be prepared to be leaders in the field of Counselor Education and Supervision.

For information about how this ranking was developed, see the methodology statement at the bottom of the article.

Whether you are looking for a degree that can be completed online or you are ready to attend an on-campus program, we are confident you will find the best doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision to meet your professional goals here!

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#50 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education

north-carolina-state-university-ph-d-in-counseling-and-counselor-educationThe Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development Department at North Carolina State University offers a Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education. Students in this CACREP accredited program will learn to be leaders in scholarship, research, and administration with a commitment to promoting social justice and equity. Students with a desire to be innovative leaders with a focus on empowering marginalized populations will be excited to learn more about this well-established program.

Courses include: Diversity and Equity in Schools and Community; Systemic Change in Education and Society; Applied Quantitative Methods in Education; Introduction to Qualitative Research in Education; Mixed Methods Research in Education; Advanced Assessment in Counseling; Research in Counselor education; Advanced Multicultural Counseling; Professional Issues in Counselor Education; Career Development Theory and Research; and Doctoral Dissertation Research.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 23,967.00
  • Credits Required: 63
  • Application Deadline: December 1st

#49 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

university-of-toledo-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at the University of Toledo. Students earning their doctoral degree through the Counselor Education Department will enjoy the student-centered approach with a program designed to meet the individual goals of each student. Graduates of this CACREP accredited program will be competent in their area of specialization in Counselor Education and Supervision to pursue a career at the college or university of their choice.

Courses include: Supervision in Counseling and School Psychology; Education and Leadership in Mental Health Professions; Advanced Theories of Counseling Interventions; Doctoral Research Seminar; Advanced Training in Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues; Psychopathology; Child, Adolescent, Family Therapy; Crisis Intervention Counseling; Diagnosis and Mental Health; Couples and Family Therapy; Substance Abuse Counseling; Drugs and Mental Health Counseling; and Research Design.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 23,766.00
  • Credits Required: 60
  • Application Deadline: September 15, January 15, and May 15

#48 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

virginia-commonwealth-university-richmond-va-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-supervisionVirginia Commonwealth University offers a Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Counselor Education and Supervision. The program emphasizes a commitment to social justice and advocacy with a value for diversity and multiculturalism. Graduates of the program will be prepared to utilize research in their practice as counselor educators and supervisors and as advanced practitioners and leaders in service to their communities.

Courses include: Foundations of Educational Research and Doctoral Scholarship; Educational Statistics; Quantitative Research Design; Qualitative Methods and Analysis Research Elective; Externship; Dissertation Research; Counselor Education Doctoral Seminar; Advanced Counseling Theories and Practicum; Supervision in Counseling; Advanced Group Counseling; Advanced Career Counseling and Development; and Counselor Education Doctoral Internship.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 23,487.00
  • Credits Required: 52
  • Application Deadline: January 31st

#47 University of Mississippi

University, MS

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

university-of-mississippi-university-ms-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-supervisionThe School of Education at the University of Mississippi offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Students in this CACREP accredited program will have the opportunity to develop and strengthen teaching skills while in the program, to engage in the supervision of counselors, and to contribute to research in collaboration with faculty. The curriculum has four core components with study in counseling, counseling education and supervision, research, and an area of specialization.

Courses include: Professional Identity and Ethics in Counselor Education; Advanced Counseling Theory; Introduction to Educational Research; Advanced Multicultural Counseling and Advocacy; College Teaching; Supervision; Research and Publication; Advanced Career Theory and PRactice; Advanced Group Counseling; Foundations of Qualitative Research; Advanced Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning; and Doctoral Internship; Leadership, Program Evaluation and Accreditation; and Dissertation Research.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 23,454.00
  • Credits Required: 76
  • Application Deadline: March 1st

#46 Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Ph.D. in Counseling

oregon-state-university-ph-d-in-counselingOregon State University offers a Ph.D. in Counseling that is designed to train graduates to work professionally as practitioners, clinical supervisors, and counselor educators. This CACREP accredited program is offered on-campus and online with a hybrid format of study. Students attend face-to-face classes for two days twice a quarter. The hybrid format is set up to meet the needs of out of state students with classes offered near the Portland International Airport. The program emphasizes a commitment to serving diverse populations and solving problems that impact individuals and society.

Courses include: Publication Methods in Counselor Education; Counselor Education; Advanced Diversity and Social Justice in Counselor Education; Research Methods in Education; Practicum in Counseling; Counselor Education Quantitative Research Methods; University Teaching; Practicum in Counseling; Advanced Group Counseling; Counselor Supervision; Research Analysis and Interpretation in Education; Advanced Assessment in Counseling; Advanced Career and Consultation; and Internship in Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 22,761.00
  • Credits Required: 94
  • Application Deadline: January 15th

#45 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

duquesne-university-pittsburgh-pa-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at Duquesne University. This CACREP accredited program requires the completion of 60 credits. Coursework, practicum, and internship experiences are focused on giving future counselor educators and supervisors the critical skills they need to be successful in this complex field of study. The program works to be flexible with class schedules and adjust to meet the needs of each student as they navigate their education and training.

Courses include: Advanced Counseling and Consulting Theory; Group Counseling; Counselor Education and Supervision in a Diverse Society; Methods of Individual Assessment; Doctoral Research and Design Seminar; Instructional Methods Seminar and Practice; Counseling Supervision: Theory and Practice; Professional Development and Contemporary Issues in Counselor Education: Supervision; Counselor Education and Supervision Internship; and Professional Writing in Counselor Education.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 22,662.00
  • Credits Required: 60

#44 Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

Ph.D in Counselor Education and Practice

georgia-state-university-atlanta-ga-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-practiceThe Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University offers a CACREP accredited Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Practice. The program is designed to provide students the opportunity to select the area of specialization that matches their career plan. Areas of specialization include college counseling; counselor education; marriage and family counseling; clinical mental health counseling; play therapy; school counseling; student personnel work; and rehabilitation counseling. An emphasis is placed on advancing the field of counseling through research through both contributing to and utilizing research in practice.

Courses include: Advanced Career Counseling; Advanced Group Counseling; Professional Issues and Decisions; Advanced Counseling Theory; Professional and Rehabilitation Counseling; Supervision of Counseling Services; Applied Practice; Supervision Internship; Doctoral Internship; Research and Publication; Leadership in Counselor Education: Professional and Social Advocacy; and Facilitating College Teaching.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 22,518.00
  • Credits Required: 92
  • Application Deadline: November 15th

#43 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

kansas-state-university-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-supervisionKansas State University offers a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision. This CACREP accredited program trains future leaders in the field of Counselor Education and Supervision with training in teaching, supervision, the practice of counseling, and research. Students will complete a focused area of study, in collaboration with their advisors, that will include coursework from a different department as well as research for the dissertation.

Courses include: Theories of Vocational Counseling; Professional Counseling and Ethics; Advanced Group Counseling; Advanced Counseling Appraisal; Advanced Counseling Theory; Counseling Supervision Practicum; Fundamentals of Program Evaluation; Internship in Counseling and Educational Psychology; Experimental Design in Educational Research.

  • Ave Graduate Tuition: $ 22,483.00
  • Credits Required: 96
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admission

#42 Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Ph.D. in Counseling

mississippi-state-university-mississipppi-state-ms-ph-d-in-counselingA CACREP accredited Ph.D. in Counseling is available through the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Foundations at Mississippi State University. This program follows the scientist-practitioner model of training with an emphasis on several areas including the integration of theory with practice and on advocacy and social justice. Students in the program have the opportunity to select a minor or area of focus from an academic department at the university that aligns with the students professional career goals.

Courses include: Research Techniques in Counseling; Advanced Educational/Psychological Statistics; Advanced Analysis in Educational Research; University and Community College Instruction; Single-Subject Design in Education; Counseling Supervision; Advanced Counseling Theory; Advanced Group Work and Systems; Advanced Multicultural Counseling; Advanced Assessment Techniques in Counseling; Psychological Foundations of Education; ad University and Community College Governance.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 22,248.00
  • Credits Required: 81
  • Application Deadline: February 1st

#41 Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Counseling

idaho-state-university-pocatello-id-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-counselingA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Counseling is offered at Idaho State University. The training emphasizes preparation for students to pursue careers in colleges and universities teaching and supervising in counseling programs as well as for professional practice as a counselor and engagement in the field through research. Graduates will have specialized training in preparation for supervision in all specialties in the field of counseling including Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling; Student Affairs Counseling; and School Counseling.

Courses include: Advanced Statistics; Advanced Research and Experimental Design; Qualitative REsearch; Qualitative Methodology and Analysis; Instructional Theory for Counselor educators; Practicum in College Teaching; Advanced Diversity Issues; Advanced Theories of Counseling; Advanced Group Procedures; Supervision in Counselor education; Career Development in Counselor Education; Doctoral Counseling Practicum; and Doctoral Internship.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 21,963.00
  • Credits Required: 65
  • Application Deadline: December 15th

#40 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

Ph.D. in Counselor Education

university-of-new-mexico-albuquerque-nm-ph-d-in-counselor-educationThe University of New Mexico’s College of Education offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education. Courses are designed to prepare students for expertise in the areas of counseling theory and practice, research, teaching, and supervision, as well as issues central to the field including diversity, legal and ethical issues. This CACREP accredited program will prepare graduates for careers in higher education as faculty and supervisors as well as in government and business as consultants.

Courses include: Seminar in Intercultural Communication; Education and Gender Equity; The Psychology and Education of Exceptional Persons; Introduction to Mental Retardation; Introduction to STudents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders; Classroom Assessment; Survey and Questionnaire Design and Analysis; Seminar in Counseling; Advanced Group Counseling and Psychotherapy; Advanced Practicum; Internship; Diagnosis of Mental Disorders; Counseling Children and Adolescents; and Sexuality in Counseling and Psychotherapy.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 21,962.00
  • Credits Required: 61
  • Application Deadline: November 15th

#39 University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

university-of-texas-at-san-antonio-san-antonio-tx-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Training is emphasized in the areas of Research; Scholarly Writing; Clinical Supervision with Practicum Students; Supervised Co-Teaching Experiences; Advanced Clinical Competencies; and Advanced Multicultural Competencies. All students in the program will successfully complete a dissertation. Graduates of the program will be prepared to work professionally as faculty in graduate counselor education programs as well as to work in the field of research in a variety of settings including state and federal organizations.

Courses include: Consultation and Program Evaluation; Advanced Psychosocial Assessment; College and University Teaching Seminar; Seminar in Professional Development; Advanced Theories of Counseling; Advanced Multicultural Counseling; Practicum in Counseling; Advanced Practicum in Multicultural Counseling; Supervision of Counseling; Practicum in Counseling Supervision; Foundations of Research in Counseling and Development; and Qualitative Research Methods in Counseling and Development.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 21,938.00
  • Credits Required: 67
  • Application Deadline: March 15th

#38 Boise State University

Boise, ID

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

boise-state-university-boise-id-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-supervisionThe Department of Counselor Education at Boise State University offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. This CACREP accredited Program can be completed with 66 credits of post-masters degree study. Students work closely with faculty throughout their time in the program as they collaborate on research, co-teach with faculty, and learn to supervise master’s level graduate students. The program has a history of a high post-graduation job placement rate in the field of counselor education and supervision.

Courses include: Advanced Theories and Research in Counseling; Instructional Theory in Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Career Development and Vocational Counseling; Leadership and Advocacy; Research and Program Evaluation in Counseling; Advanced Group Counseling; Advanced Practicum; Scholarship in Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Supervision and Consultation; and Doctoral Internship.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 21,787.00
  • Credits Required: 66
  • Application Deadline: February 15th

#37 Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

northern-illinois-university-dekalb-il-ph-d-in-counselor-education-and-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at Northern Illinois University. This CACREP accredited program trains students for careers as university professors and clinical supervisors. Students in the program will work closely with a faculty advisor and graduate faculty committee for advisement throughout the program. Students will have supervised training and experience in teaching, supervision, research, and counseling in preparation for taking on leadership roles as professionals in the field of counselor education and supervision.

Courses include: Crisis Intervention; Professional Orientation to Counselor education: Identity and Ethics; Professional Seminar in Counselor Education and Development; Advanced Theories of Counseling; Leadership, Advocacy, and Mentoring; Advanced Practicum in Individual Counseling; Supervision in Counseling; Applied Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling; Internship in Counseling; Research and Scholarship in Counselor Education; and Advanced Research Methods in Education.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 20,473.00
  • Credits Required: 75
  • Application Deadline: February 1st

#36 Kent State University

Kent, OH

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

kent-state-university-kent-oh-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionKent State University offers a doctoral program in Counselor Education and Supervision. Students are required to complete at least one year of full-time study but then can choose to complete the program on a part-time or full-time basis. The program can be completed in two to three years of coursework plus a one-year internship and dissertation completion. Students have the opportunity to select an area of specialization focused on their future career goals and aspirations in collaboration with their academic advisory committee. Students frequently choose areas of specialization in areas including Individual and/or Group Counseling; Research; Education and Supervision of Counselors; Couples and Family Counseling; and Multicultural Counseling.

Courses include: Doctoral Residency Seminar; Advanced Counseling Theories; Research Seminar in Counselor Education and Supervision; Supervision of Counseling; Advanced Multicultural Counseling; College Teaching; and Clinical Assessment in Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 20,396.00
  • Credits Required: 75

#35 University of Arkansas – Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

Ph.D. in Counselor Education

university-of-arkansas-fayetteville-fayetteville-ar-ph-d-in-counselor-educationA Ph.D. in Counselor Education is available at the University of Arkansas -Fayetteville. The curriculum is designed to support the growth and development of students into Counselor Educators and Supervisors ready to take on leadership roles in a range of clinical and academic settings. Graduates will have the educational foundation and experience in counseling theory, clinical practice, supervision, research, and advocacy to feel confident training the next generation of counselors and therapists.

Courses include: Advanced Counseling Theory and Methods; Advanced Group Theory and Methods; Supervision of Counselors; Foundations of Counselor Education and Supervision; Cultural Foundations and Counseling; Counseling Children and Adolescents through Play; Counseling and Addictions; Introduction to Play Therapy; Disability Policy in the US; Advanced Psychosocial ASpects of Disability; Employment Practices and Interventions; Design and Evaluation of College Teaching; The Professoriate: Problems and Issues; Strategies for Effective College Teaching; and College Students in the US.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 19,784.00
  • Credits Required: 98
  • Application Deadline: January 15th for Fall, September 15th for Spring

#34 University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

university-of-northern-colorado-greeley-co-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionThe University of Northern Colorado offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Students in this program will benefit from a supportive learning environment focused on student/faculty mentoring. The program emphasizes a commitment to preparing graduates for a wide variety of professional roles as counselor educators and supervisors. Attention is given to serving diverse populations with a strong commitment to social justice.

Courses include: Practicum in Counseling; Professional Development Seminar; Instruction, Pedagogy, and Evaluation in Counseling; Advanced Practicum in Individual Counseling; Advanced Multicultural; Internship in Counselor Education and Supervision; Seminar in Counselor Supervision and Theory; Research Seminar in Counselor Education; and Doctoral Dissertation.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 19,566.00
  • Credits Required: 83 – 92
  • Application Deadline: December 1st

#33 The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

the-university-of-iowa-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA CACREP accredited Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered through the College of Education at the University of Iowa. Students will learn a comprehensive set of skills to be leaders in the field of counselor education and supervision. Graduates will be prepared to work in a professional capacity providing counseling and supervision as well as consultation to the community at the level of policy development and of course to teach in colleges and universities. The program offers students who would like to minor in an area of particular interest to take courses outside the Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education. The minor is selected in collaboration with the student’s advisor and subject to approval by the curriculum plan committee.

Courses include: Advanced Career Development and Counseling; Home/School/Community: System Interventions; Advanced Counseling and Psychotherapy; Advanced Practicum in Counseling; Teaching and Learning in Higher Education; Ethics and Issues in Counseling; Advanced Multiculturalism; Supervision Theory and PRactice; Seminar: Professional Orientation to Counselor Education and SUpervision; Internship in Counselor Education; and Integrated Developmental Theory and Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 19,424.00
  • Credits Required: 96
  • Application Deadline: January 1st

#32 University of Montana

Missoula, MT

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

university-of-montana-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionThe College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Montana offers a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. Training is focused on preparing graduates to work professionally as ethical counselors and counselor educators with diverse populations in a wide range of settings from private practice to universities. Coursework covers CACREP accreditation requirements in areas including human growth and development; social and cultural foundations; the helping relationship; group theories and methods; career and lifestyle development; client assessment and evaluation; research and program evaluation; and professional orientation.

Program Requirements Include: Doctoral Internship; Advanced Clinical Practice; Advanced counseling Theory; Educational Statistics; Quantitative Research; Professional Leadership; Supervision; Comprehensive Exam; and Dissertation.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 19,106.00
  • Credits Required: 96
  • Application Deadline: December 15th

#31 University of Nevada Reno

Reno, NV

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

university-of-nevada-reno-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Ph.D. in Education: Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at the University of Nevada Reno. This CACREP accredited program can be completed in three years. The program emphasizes a commitment to research and multiculturalism in counseling. Students in the program will engage in training in research and statistics, supervised teaching experiences, and clinical supervision. Graduates will be prepared for careers in counselor education, teaching in higher education, leadership roles in agencies, and counseling in diverse settings. The department is able to offer graduate assistantships to qualified students that include a monthly stipend, in-state status as a Nevada resident, and tuition waiver to offset the cost of graduate school.

Faculty Research Interests Include: Student Development; School and Mental Health Risk and Resilience Factors; Effective Assessment; Counseling Interventions with Struggling Adolescent Populations; Dialectical Thinking; Hopefulness; Play Therapy; Child Counseling; Parent Training; Child and Adolescent Assessment; and School Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 19,030.00
  • Credits Required: 72
  • Application Deadline: December 15th

#30 University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education

university-of-north-carolina-at-greensboro-ph-d-in-counseling-and-counselor-educationThe School of Education at the University of North Carolina Greensboro offers a Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education. The program can be completed in three years of full-time study. Students will enter the program with a cohort of peers that will be a source of support throughout and after their time in the program. Students will also, be supported by and, work closely with faculty on training master’s level students. The program emphasizes a commitment to experiential learning through coursework, supervised practicum experiences, clinical supervision, teaching at the college level, and a year-long apprenticeship with a faculty mentor.

Courses include: Advanced Counseling Practicum; Advanced Counseling Theory and Research; Consultation in Counseling and Counselor Education; Professional Orientation and Ethics in Counselor Education and Supervision; Research Apprenticeship; Statistical Methods; Leadership in Counseling and Counselor Education; Clinical Supervision; Practicum in Counseling Supervision; Internship in University Teaching in Counseling; and Dissertation.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 18,937.00
  • Credits Required: 96
  • Application Deadline: October 1st

#29 East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration

east-carolina-university-greenville-nc-ph-d-in-rehabilitation-counseling-and-administrationEast Carolina University offers a CACREP accredited Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration. The Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies has set up this degree to provide training in Substance and Clinical Counseling, Vocational Evaluation; Rehabilitation Research; or any area of focus that matches the student’s interest and is approved by the program director. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with a diverse faculty. Graduates of this program will have the education and training, with a specialization in rehabilitation counseling and substance abuse, to be leaders in higher education, and direct service, including supervising and training counselors and therapists. The program is able to offer financial support to qualified doctoral students through assistantships and stipends.

Courses include: Advanced Clinical Counseling Theories and Techniques; Rehabilitation Administration and Leadership; Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Practicum; Rehabilitation Counseling Supervision; Advanced Assessment and Evaluation; Advanced Research in Rehabilitation; and Doctoral Seminar in Rehabilitation Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 17,898.00
  • Credits Required: 61
  • Application Deadline: February 1st for fall, August 1st for spring

#28 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

Ed.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

university-of-memphis-memphis-tn-ed-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionThe Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research at the University of Memphis offers a doctoral degree (Ed.D.) in Counseling focused on training graduates to work professionally as practitioners in counseling, counselor supervision, counselor education, and student personnel services. The program focuses on training professionals to work in multicultural and urban settings. Applicants that will be a good fit for this program will be individuals that have a masters degree in counseling and personnel services that want to be leaders in the field of counselor education and supervision. Students in the program have the opportunity to work closely with the faculty that holds a broad range of diverse research interests in the field of counseling.

Faculty Research Interests Include: Family Adjustment; Adjustment to Disability; Clinical Judgment and Decision-Making; Medical Decision-Making and the Internet; Personality Assessment; Counseling Process; Access to Care; Military and Veteran Health; Traumatic Brain Injuries; Development of Consultation Skills in Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling Education Programs; and Professional Issues and Ethics.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 17,838.00
  • Credits Required: 60
  • Application Deadline: March 1st

#27 Barry University

Miami Shores, FL

Ph.D. in Counseling

barry-university-miami-shores-fl-ph-d-in-counselingBarry University offers a CACREP accredited Ph.D. in Counseling designed to train students to for successful careers as practitioners, educators, and researchers. Students will learn how to develop and critically evaluate research and how to apply the research to clinical practice and interventions. Graduates will be prepared to work in higher education as faculty in colleges and universities, as well as for direct service as a practitioner in mental health clinics and private practice. Students can complete 9 credits in the Family Therapy Cognate for a specialization in Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling/Therapy.

Courses include: Leadership in Counseling and Counselor Education; Advanced Counseling Procedures; Advanced Multicultural Issues in Counseling; Advanced Professional Issues in Counseling; Counseling Supervision; Counseling for Change; Advanced Family Systems Theory; Advanced Counseling Techniques with Families; Qualitative Methods; Advanced Quantitative Methods; Counseling Supervision Internship; Counseling Leadership and Advocacy Internship; Advanced Counseling Practicum; Counseling Teaching Internship; and Dissertation.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 17,820.00
  • Credits Required: 57
  • Application Deadline: April 1st

#26 University of North Carolina Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

university-of-north-carolina-charlotte-charlotte-nc-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The program emphasizes a commitment to training professional counselors and educators that are ethical and multiculturally competent practitioners. Students in the program will actively engage in an education and clinical training experiences that enable them to successfully serve diverse populations in a variety of professional settings. The Department of Counseling at UNC Charlotte is able to offer graduate assistantships to qualified Ph.D. students to offset the cost of tuition.

Courses include: Advanced Multicultural Career Counseling; Advanced Counseling Theory Seminar; Clinical Supervision in Counseling; Instructional Theory in Counselor Education; Advanced Multicultural Counseling; Doctoral Practicum in Counseling: Practicum in Clinical Supervision; and Applied Research Methods.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 17,771.00
  • Credits Required: 63
  • Application Deadline: December 1st

#25 Ohio University

Athens, OH

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

ohio-university-athens-oh-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionOhio University offers a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. This CACREP accredited Ph.D. program prepares graduates for careers in counseling, supervision, research, and teaching in higher education. This program offers unique elective courses such as the course Counseling the Terminally Ill and HIV/AIDS Clients and also offers unique study abroad opportunities. Students in the program have the opportunity to study abroad in Tuscany, Italy and at the Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. The program is designed to support students in building a program of study that fits well with their future career goals.

Courses include: Advanced Seminar for Counselor Education and Supervision; Counselor Education Professional Publications; Advanced Group Counseling; Counseling Theory Advanced; Counselor Supervision; Counselor Education; Mental Health Consultation; Introduction to Play Therapy; Family Counseling; Addictions Counseling Theory and Practice; Cognitive Therapy; and Gender Issues in Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 17,436.00
  • Credits Required: 60
  • Application Deadline: January 15th

#24 Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

montclair-state-university-montclair-nj-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionThe Department of Counseling and Educational Leadership at Montclair State University offers a Ph.D. in Counseling. The focus of the program is to train students to work professionally in colleges and universities as faculty and administrators, as well as in agencies and clinics as clinicians and counseling supervisors. The program is designed to allow students to tailor their education and research experiences to match their individual professional interests. An emphasis is placed on students and faculty engaging in advocacy and social justice at the local and national level.

Courses include: Advanced Counseling Theory and Methodology; Counselor Supervision; Advanced Social and Cultural Issues in Counseling; Clinical, Leadership and Organizational Assessment; Advanced Group Counseling; Advanced Career Counseling Techniques and Practice; Professional Internship; Research in Counseling Seminar; and Dissertation Advisement.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 17,355.00
  • Credits Required: 66
  • Application Deadline: February 1st

#23 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Greensboro, NC

Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education

north-carolina-agricultural-and-technical-state-university-greensboro-nc-ph-d-in-rehabilitation-counseling-and-rehabilitation-counselor-educationA Doctoral degree (Ed.D) in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at Governors State University. Students in this CACREP accredited program will have the opportunity to engage in education and supervised training to advance their skills in counseling, supervision, research, and teaching. The program is designed to be completed in eight semesters and accessible to working professionals with classes scheduled in the evenings.

Courses include: Advanced Professional Ethics in Rehabilitation Counseling Seminar; Advanced Seminar in Multicultural Counseling, Disability, and Social Justice; Advanced Seminar in Theories, Group, and Career Counseling; Multivariate Analysis in Research; Theory and Practice of Counselor Supervision; Grant Writing; Foundations of Trauma Informed Care and Crisis Management; Leadership, Consultation, and Advocacy; Family Violence; Advanced Rehabilitation Counseling Practicum; and Dissertation.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 17,150.00
  • Credits Required: 63
  • Application Deadline: February 15th

#22 Governors State University

University Park, IL

Ed.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

governors-state-university-university-park-il-ed-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Doctoral degree (Ed.D) in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at Governors State University. Students in this CACREP accredited program will have the opportunity to engage in education and supervised training to advance their skills in counseling, supervision, research, and teaching. The program is designed to be completed in eight semesters and accessible to working professionals with classes scheduled in the evenings.

Courses include: Professional Identity in Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Counseling Theory; Supervision; Teaching in Psychology and Counseling; Advanced Human Development; Advanced Issues in Diversity; Advanced Statistics; Advanced Research Seminar; Research Literature in Counseling and Psychology; and Internship.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 16,944.00
  • Credits Required: 48
  • Application Deadline: January 15th

#21 St. Mary’s University

San Antonio, TX

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

st-marys-university-san-antonio-tx-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionSt. Mary’s University offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. This CACREP accredited program is designed to be completed in three years with two years of coursework and one year of working on the dissertation. The faculty has put together coursework and clinical experiences to support the growth of the student into a professional counselor educator and supervisor. The program emphasizes a commitment to serving diverse client populations in a variety of settings.

Courses include: Qualitative Research Methods; Professional Identity; Theory and Practice of University Teaching; Advanced Theory of Counseling; Process of Supervision in Counselor Education; Advanced Statistics; Advanced Clinical Practicum; Supervision Internship; and Doctoral Internship.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 16,200.00
  • Credits Required: 65
  • Application Deadline: February 1st

#20 Waynesburg University

Canonsburg, PA

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

waynesburg-university-canonsburg-pa-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at Waynesburg University. This 54 credit CACREP accredited program can be completed in 3-5 years. Primary areas of study include teaching; advanced counseling skills; leadership; supervision; and research. Along with coursework students will complete a clinical practicum, an internship, and a dissertation. All students also have the opportunity to select a specialty practicum for focused training in a particular area of professional interest.

Courses include: College Teaching and Methods of Counselor Education; Methods of Counselor Supervision; Field Experience in College Teaching; Advanced Counseling Theory and Skills; Professional Orientation and Leadership; Dissertation Proposal Seminar; and Internship in Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 15,840.00
  • Credits Required: 54

#19 North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

north-dakota-state-university-fargo-nd-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionNorth Dakota State University offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. This CACREP accredited program can be completed with 71 credits. The program emphasizes a commitment to awareness of multicultural and diversity issues. The faculty keep class sizes small in order to engage with each student individually as much as possible and to allow students the opportunity to work closely with each other throughout their time in the program. Students are encouraged to develop a plan of study that matches their professional goals. Faculty will mentor students to provide high quality, individual training in counseling, teaching, research, leadership, and supervision.

Courses include:Courses Include: Research, Measurement and Program Evaluation; Advanced Clinical Assessment, Report Writing, and Treatment Planning; Instructional Theory and Practice in Counselor Education and Supervision; Counselor Supervision; Advanced Multicultural Practice in Counselor Education and Supervision; Qualitative Research and Program Evaluation; Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselor Education and Supervision; and Doctoral Dissertation.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 15,468.00
  • Credits Required: 71
  • Application Deadline: February 1st

#18 University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD

Ph.D. in Counseling and Psychology in Education- Counselor Education Specialization

university-of-south-dakota-vermillion-sd-ph-d-in-counseling-and-psychology-in-education-counselor-education-specializationA Ph.D. in Counseling and Psychology in Education with a specialization in Counselor Education is offered at the University of South Dakota. Students entering this CACREP accredited program with a 48 credit master’s degree can complete the program with 60 credits. Students in the program will have the opportunity to engage in supervised clinical experience and to engage with faculty on research activities that match the student’s professional interests. Qualified students are eligible to apply for financial assistance through graduate assistantships.

Courses include: Advanced Counseling Issues in Culture, Diversity and Advocacy; Theoretical Approaches to Counseling; Teaching Counselor Education; Seminar in Professional Issues: Research in Counselor Education; Philosophies of Education; Cognitive Approaches to Educational Psychology; Dissertation; Qualitative Methods of Educational Research; and Advanced Statistics.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 14,521.00
  • Credits Required: 60
  • Application Deadline: January 15th

#17 Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

capella-university-minneapolis-mn-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionCapella University offers an online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision through the School of Counseling and Human Services. This is a 72 credit CACREP accredited program that can be completed online. Capella offers students the chance to begin the program when they are ready with frequent start dates offered throughout the year. Courses are offered in a 10-week quarter format with weekly assignments and class discussions that can be completed at the student’s convenience. Students have the opportunity to engage with peers and faculty and strengthen clinical and supervision skills at residencies. Residencies are offered at convenient locations throughout the United States.

Courses include: Foundations of Advanced Social Science Research and Design; Quantitative Methods for Counselor Education Research; Advanced Study in Counselor Education Research Methods; Advanced Counseling Practice; Counselor Education Teaching and Practice; Counselor Supervision; Leadership and Advocacy in Counseling; and Doctoral Comprehensive Examination.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 14,365.00
  • Credits Required: 72

#16 University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

university-of-wyoming-laramie-wy-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is available at the University of Wyoming. This CACREP accredited program can be completed in 60-72 credits depending on if the student has completed a 48-60 hour CACREP accredited masters degree. The program has designed a curriculum focused on training through coursework, practicum experiences, and clinical supervision. The program is able to offer several scholarships to qualified applicants to offset the cost of tuition.

Courses include: Play Therapy; Doctoral Practicum in Counseling; Supervision Theory; Professional Identity in Ethics; Diversity and Social Change; Research, Assessment and Scholarship; Leadership, Consultation and Advocacy; Correlation Research; Multivariate Research; and Dissertation Research.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 13,500.00
  • Credits Required: 60 – 72
  • Application Deadline: December 1st

#15 Argosy University

Various Locations

Ed.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

argosy-university-various-locations-ed-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionArgosy University offers a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision. The majority of students in this CACREP accredited program are enrolled full time. The program works to attract a diverse student population that will develop into the next generation of counselor educators, trainers, and supervisors. The program works to provide an education that is flexible and meets the needs of working professionals so that students can continue to work while advancing their career.

Unique feature: Argosy University offers the CACREP accredited Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision on their campuses in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Sarasota, and Northern Virginia.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 13,356.00
  • Credits Required: 60

#14 University of Akron

Akron, OH

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

university-of-akron-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at The University of Akron. This CACREP accredited program provides education and training for doctoral students who plan to pursue careers as counselors, clinical supervisors, researchers, and counselor educators. A unique feature of the School of Counseling is that it also offers a Doctoral Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy Track in Counselor Education and Supervision for students who want to work specifically in the field of marriage and family therapy as therapists, clinical supervisors, educators, and researchers.

Courses include: Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy; Legal and Ethical Issues in Counselor Education; Doctoral Professional Seminar in Counselor Education; Diversity and Multicultural Issues in Counselor Education; and Doctoral Research in Counselor Education.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 13,237.00
  • Credits Required: 100
  • Application Deadline: January 15th

#13 Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Ph.D. in Counselor Education

texas-tech-university-lubbock-tx-ph-d-in-counselor-educationTexas Tech University offers a CACREP accredited Ph.D. in Counselor Education. This is a 93 credit program which emphasizes ethical standards and values on the individual level and service to the profession of counseling as a whole. Doctoral students will have the opportunity to complete a minor in an area of interest. Graduates of the program will be prepared to pursue the career of their choice in areas including: teaching in higher education; administration of higher education; private practice as a mental health clinician; research; supervision; and consultation.

Courses include: Advanced Theories; Advanced Consultation, Diversity, Social Justice, and Advocacy; Advanced Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling; Advanced Practicum; Advanced Group Counseling; Scholastic Writing and Teaching; Supervision; Internship in Counseling; and Professional Issues.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 13,068.00
  • Credits Required: 93
  • Application Deadline: March 1st

#12 Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

Ph.D. in Counselor Education

sam-houston-state-university-huntsville-tx-ph-d-in-counselor-educationA Ph.D. in Counselor Education is offered at Sam Houston State University. This 69 credit CACREP accredited program offers students the opportunity to engage in clinical training at the Woodlands Center training facility. Students are mentored and supervised by the doctoral faculty as they develop advanced counseling skills. Students also will engage with faculty on research, publication of research, and presentation of research throughout their time in the program.

Courses include: Advanced Counseling Theories; Advanced Counseling Appraisal Techniques; Theories of Counselor Supervision; Practice of Counselor Supervision; College Teaching in Counseling; Advanced Counseling Practicum and Techniques; Methods of Counseling Research; Application of Counseling Research; Qualitative Methodology; Advanced Multicultural Counseling; and Doctoral Internship in Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 12,861.00
  • Credits Required: 69
  • Application Deadline: December 1st

#11 Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

regent-university-virginia-beach-va-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionRegent University offers an online Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Students in this online CACREP accredited doctoral program will complete 66 credits and three one week residencies. Online coursework and face-to-face residencies are designed to support the student in developing the critical skills to become leaders in counseling and mental health organizations. Regent University offers students a curriculum with a Christian worldview allowing students the opportunity to learn how to utilize and deliver spiritual interventions in their professional roles.

Courses include: Advanced Child and Adolescent Therapy; Quantitative Research Methodology; Qualitative Research Methodology; Advanced Counseling and Career Theories; Family Dynamics of Addictions; Advanced Psychopathology for Counselors; Human Sexuality; Business Issues in Professional Practice; Multicultural Issues in Counseling; Advanced Assessment; Marital and Couple Therapy; Models of Family Therapy; Counseling of Women; Coaching: Theory, Skills and Practice; Sexual Trauma, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking; Disaster Trauma and Psychological First Aid.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 12,726.00
  • Credits Required: 66
  • Application Deadline: December 15th

#10 Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

walden-university-minneapolis-mn-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is available online at Walden University. This CACREP accredited online doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision offers a general program of study as well as specializations in Advanced Research Methods; Consultation; Counseling and Social Change; Forensic Mental Health Counseling; Leadership and Program Evaluation; and Trauma and Crisis. The areas of specialization allow graduates to enter the field of counseling with a competitive edge as they are able to offer a unique focus and background to a variety of professional roles and settings.

Courses include: Foundations of Graduate Study in Counselor Education and Supervision; Professional Orientation, Ethics, and Identity; Teaching in Counselor Education; Advanced Counseling Theories; Clinical Supervision; Professional Consultation, Program Evaluation, and Leadership; and Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 11,586.00
  • Credits Required: 85

#9 Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

texas-a-m-university-corpus-christi-corpus-christi-tx-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionThe College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. This 69 credit CACREP accredited program follows the cohort model allowing students to move through the program with the ongoing support of peers and faculty. The department is able to offer funding to qualified doctoral students through assistantships in research, teaching, and supervision.

Courses include: Advanced Theories of Counseling; Advanced Counseling Strategies; Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues; Consultation Theory and Methods; Supervision; Leadership and Administration in Counselor Education; Application of Family Counseling; Research, Writing, and Publishing in a Multicultural Society; Advanced Research and Design in Wellness and Stress; and Qualitative Research Design.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 11,214.00
  • Credits Required: 69
  • Application Deadline: June 30th

#8 Texas A & M University – Commerce

Commerce, TX

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

texas-a-m-university-commerce-commerce-tx-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is offered at Texas A&M University-Commerce. This CACREP accredited program is offered part-time allowing students to completed the program in 5-6 years of part-time study. Eligible students can apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships to offset tuition costs. Graduates will be prepared for careers working in student affairs, higher education, and private practice. The program reports that approximately 90% of their graduates from the doctoral program are employed within 6 months of graduation.

Unique feature Graduates are employed as faculty in Counselor Education programs at colleges and universities across the country and at schools throughout Texas including at Texas Tech; Sam Houston State, UT Brownsville, UNT-Dallas, Texas State. Graduates are also successfully employed in administrative positions and as counselors, therapists, and clinical supervisors.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 11,100.00
  • Credits Required: 69
  • Application Deadline: September 1st for Spring, February 1st for Fall

#7 University of Holy Cross

New Orleans, LA

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

university-of-holy-cross-new-orleans-la-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionThe University of Holy Cross offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. The 114 credit program was established in 2013 and has successfully obtained CACREP accreditation. Students in the program will complete coursework, examinations, research, and a dissertation. Students will also have the opportunity to assist in teaching and supervising master’s level students and to attend and present at professional conferences. All of these experiences are designed to support the personal, professional, and spiritual growth of the student and future leadership in the field of counselor education and supervision.

Courses include: Advanced Counseling Theories; Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders; College Teaching; Counselor Supervision; Introduction to Program Evaluation and Statistics; Current Counseling Research; Introduction to Qualitative Research Designs; Advanced Multicultural, Ethical, and Legal Issues in Counseling; Doctoral Practicum in Counseling; and Research Seminar in Counseling.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 10,890.00
  • Credits Required: 54
  • Application Deadline: February 15th

#6 Adams State University

Alamosa, CO

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

adams-state-university-alamosa-co-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionAn Online Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is available at Adams State University. This CACREP accredited degree is offered online with four one-week summer residencies. The program offers internships with focused concentration in areas including supervision and teaching. Internships will provide hands-on experience to prepare graduates to smoothly enter the professional field of counselor education and supervision with a depth of experience and confidence.

Courses include: Advanced Theories and Career; Quantitative Research Methodology; Supervision and Consultation; Qualitative Research Methodology; Advanced Multicultural Issues; Advanced Group Counseling; Data Analysis; Seminar in Counselor Education; Seminar: Leadership, Advocacy and Ethics; Advanced ASsessment; Advanced Research and Publication; and Seminar: Program Evaluation and Grant Writing.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 10,746.00
  • Credits Required: 66
  • Application Deadline: December 3rd

#5 Lindsey Wilson College

Columbia, KY

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

lindsey-wilson-college-columbia-ky-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionLindsey Wilson College offers a CACREP accredited Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. The program is focused on preparing students for careers in academic and clinical settings. Students will learn the intricacies of working professionally in roles such as clinical practitioners and supervisors, researchers, administrators, and counselor educators. Courses cover a broad scope of content designed to produce leaders in the field of counselor education and supervision.

Courses include: Foundations of Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Counseling Theories; Advanced Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis; Instructional Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision; Course Development and Assessment; Instructional Strategies and Course Management; Leadership and Professional Advocacy Action Planning in Counseling; Grant Writing; Clinical Supervision and Consultation; Advanced Practicum; Research Design and Project Development; and Psychometric Theory and Measurement Design.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 9,899.00
  • Credits Required: 72
  • Application Deadline: February 1st

#4 Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN

Ph.D. Clinical Counseling – Teaching and Supervision

trevecca-nazarene-university-nashville-tn-ph-d-clinical-counseling-teaching-and-supervisionA Ph.D. in Clinical Counseling: Teaching and Supervision is offered at Trevecca Nazarene University. The CACREP accredited program works to prepare graduates for leadership in the field of Clinical Counseling with focused education and training in mental health counseling, counselor education, supervision, and research. The program emphasizes a commitment to faculty mentorship for all students throughout their time in the program with a focus on the personal and professional growth of each student. This mentorship relationship will enhance each student’s professional role as clinical supervisors who take on mentorship roles with future counselors. Students will have the opportunity to engage in research focused on their individual professional interests. This 66 credit program can be completed in as little as three years.

Courses include: Psychodynamic Psychotherapies; Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexual Disorders; Advanced Multicultural Counseling; Issues of Integration: Christian Ideology in a Professional World. Special Topics in Counseling; Supervision Models; Professional Challenges for Counselors; Technology and Teaching in Counselor Education; and Psychopharmacological Issues in Counseling Settings.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 9,468.00
  • Credits Required: 66

#3 Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

liberty-university-lynchburg-va-ph-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionLiberty University offers an online Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. This 60 credit CACREP accredited program can be completed online in three to four years. This online counseling degree focuses on the development of the student as an ethical and spiritually conscious counselor with the clinical skills to work professionally to enhance mental health in diverse populations. Students in the program have the opportunity to select advanced field experiences focused around their individual career interests and goals allowing them to graduate with specific training and relevant professional connections and relationships to advance their career. Graduates will have the education and training to be leaders in education, research, advocacy, and clinical practice and supervision. Liberty University is a nonprofit university that works hard to keep programs accessible and costs low for all students.

Courses include: Advanced Theory Application; Dissemination of Research and Scholarship; Teaching Internship; Supervision Internship; Counseling, Research, and Leadership Internship.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 8,217.00
  • Credits Required: 60

#2 Minnesota State University Mankato

Mankato, MN

Ed.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

minnesota-state-university-mankato-mankato-mn-ed-d-in-counselor-education-supervisionA Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision is available at Minnesota State University. This CACREP accredited doctoral program focuses on preparing graduates to work professionally in higher education and clinical settings. The program keeps class sizes and cohorts small in an effort to support all students in working closely with each other and faculty members throughout their time at Minnesota State University. Students in the program develop strong leadership and research skills that will be useful in their careers in a variety of settings from K-12 schools to universities as well as clinical mental health agencies and business settings.

Courses include: Supervision in Counselor Education; Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Group Counseling; Advanced Counseling Theories; Diversity in Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Career Development; Diversity in Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Assessment and Treatment Planning; Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling; and Supervision in Counselor Education.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 7,120.00
  • Credits Required: 60
  • Application Deadline: March 1st

#1 University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

Ed.D. in Counseling Education & Supervision

Ph.D. in Counseling Education & Supervision

university-of-the-cumberlands-williamsburg-ky-ed-d-in-counseling-education-supervisionThe University of the Cumberlands offers both a Ph.D. and an Ed.D. in Leadership in Counseling Education and Supervision. Both doctoral degrees are accredited by the CACREP and are offered online! The Ph.D. is focused on training graduates for careers in teaching in higher education and research. The Ed.D. provides a course of study that will be most useful for graduates that plan to work in a variety of settings, both academic and clinical, with specialized training in academic leadership at a collegiate level. Both doctoral degrees offer areas of specialization in areas including addiction; advanced counseling; leadership; assessment; and Christian Ministries. These online doctoral degrees in Counseling Education and Supervision will be a good fit for students that hold a masters degree and would like to advance their career without needing to relocate for graduate school.

Courses include: Online Counseling and Supervision; Multicultural Issues in Counselor Education and Supervision; Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselor Education and Supervision; Advanced Counseling Theories and Skills; Theories and Techniques of Clinical Supervision; Leadership and Advocacy in Professional Counseling; Online Teaching and Learning in Counselor Education; Advanced Educational Research; Qualitative Research Design; Psychopharmacology; Motivation and Change; Family Therapy in Addiction Treatment; Spirituality and Values in Counseling; Human Sexuality; Politics of Educational Decision Making; and Comprehensive Assessment.

  • Average Graduate Tuition: $ 5,670.00
  • Credits Required: 60 – 66
  • Application Deadline: August 10th

Methodology: For The 50 Most Affordable Accredited Doctoral Degrees in Counselor Education and Supervision, a list of schools was gathered from The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Schools were selected that had accredited Doctoral programs. Schools were then ranked by tuition as listed on the National Center for Education Statistics website.