As a Seventh-Day Adventist institution in Berrien Springs, Michigan, Andrews offers several secular academic programs, such as the doctorate in counseling psychology. Overall, the degree comprises 106 credits: 80 in coursework, 12 in practicum/internship, and 14 in dissertation credits.
The program requires the typical psychology Ph.D. components, including a 2,000-hour internship and a dissertation. Students can choose from four concentrations: adult, child/family, cultural diversity, and health psychology. In addition to completing their coursework, Andrews encourages students to begin engaging with research in their first years. A three-part comprehensive exam combines an oral assessment, along with at-home and on-campus written tests.
To meet eligibility requirements for this program, each applicant must possess a master's degree with a minimum 3.3 GPA. They must also submit GRE scores, a writing sample, and a statement of purpose. Incoming learners can apply for graduate assistantships that cover half of their tuition costs.
- Philosophical Foundations for Professionals
- Psychology of Learning
- Theories and Techniques of Counseling
- Group Processes
- Multicultural Issues for Counselors and Psychologists
- Cost: $1352/credit
- Credits Required: 106
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission; American Psychological Association