Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision
Prepare to assume a leadership role in a range of settings with Walden University’s Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision program. In this online doctoral degree program, you can study strategies and techniques to help increase your effectiveness as a counselor educator and advocate. Learn counseling practices that can help you lead change in your community and within your organization. This research-based degree program explores the latest topics in the field through a range of specializations designed to help you meet your career goals.
Specializations (in addition to the General Program)
- Counseling and Social Change
- Forensic Mental Health Counseling
- Nonprofit Management Leadership
- Trauma and Crisis
Statement on Licensure
The Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed counseling professional.
The Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is not accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). However, the program was developed to be in line with national standards for counselor education. Since Walden’s Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is a new program, the university is not yet able to apply for CACREP accreditation. Students will be notified at such time if the program becomes accredited in the future.
||Master's Degree or higher.
|Credit Transfer Restrictions
||Credits to be evaluated for transfer from other educational institutions must meet the following criteria:
* Earned and recorded on an official transcript at a school that was accredited by a regional, professional/specialized, or national accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education at the time the course was completed, or from an appropriately accredited non-U.S. institution
* Earned within 10 years prior to or after matriculation, but within the time limit for earning the degree, unless noted differently
* Earned in courses posting a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or higher unless noted differently within Walden program requirements
There may be additional program specific transfer of credit criteria. Please contact your enrollment advisor to discuss further.