Program Details

The counseling psychology doctoral program is a full-time program. We do not offer distance learning or part-time enrollment. The graduate program in Counseling Psychology is a doctoral program; we do not offer a terminal master’s program, though a master’s degree (MS) is awarded en route to the PhD upon completion and defense of a master’s thesis.

Program Requirements

Graduate Handbook for Counseling Psychology [PDF] – In this document you can learn about the counseling psychology program’s training philosophy and goals as well as the curriculum and requirements for the master’s and PhD programs.

  • Please see p. 15 for requirements for completion of the master's degree.
  • Please see p. 17 for requirements for completion of the doctoral degree.
Quick Facts
  1. Current total enrollment: 28
  2. Number of faculty accepting students: 5
  3. Size of 2014 PhD level Counseling Psychologist entering class: 4
  4. Projection of the 2015 PhD level Counseling Psychologist entering class: 5
  5. Number of PhD level Counseling Psychologists graduates in 2014: 6
  6. Percentage of graduates from 2004-2012 who are licensed: 80%
  7. Approximate nine-month stipend paid to our graduate students in 2013-2014 academic year: $14,500
Funding
  • Assistantships – part-time employment ( < 20 hrs/wk) that pays a stipend (paid out bi-weekly during the 9-month academic year), as well as tuition remission for Fall and Spring. For the Fall of 2014, the stipend is $14,500.
  • Fellowships – part-time employment ( < 20 hrs/wk) that pays a stipend of $17,000 (for DA) to $18,037 (GTA), paid bi-weekly for a 12-month year, as well as tuition remission for Fall, Spring, and Summer.
  • Tuition remission – provides credit to your student account for the cost of full-time tuition (not including fees).