Courses PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision

Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision

Practicum/Internship Experience Requirement(s):

Minimum of 100 practicum hours and 600 internship hours. See the Practicum/Internship Experience section, below, for more information.

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Course Descriptions Quarter credits
CES8001 Orientation to Doctoral Studies in Counselor Education 4 quarter credits
CES8130* Advanced Scholarly Inquiry 4 quarter credits
CES8140* Research Theory and Philosophy 4 quarter credits
CES8150* Research Design 4 quarter credits
CES8760 Advanced Counseling Practice 4 quarter credits
CES8768* Counselor Education Teaching and Practice 4 quarter credits
CES8772* Counselor Supervision 4 quarter credits
CES8776* Leadership and Advocacy in Counseling 4 quarter credits
CES9100* Research and Scholarship 4 quarter credits
RSCH7860 Survey of Research Methods 4 quarter credits
RSCH7864 Quantitative Design and Analysis 4 quarter credits
RSCH7868 Qualitative Design and Analysis 4 quarter credits

The courses listed below are 10-week online courses. Each includes specific clinical experiences. Learners must complete prerequisites and clinical experience requirements to be eligible to complete each course in the sequence.

Course Descriptions Quarter credits
CES8780 Counselor Education and Supervision Practicum 4 quarter credits
CES8784 Counselor Education and Supervision Internship 1 4 quarter credits
CES8785 Counselor Education and Supervision Internship 2 4 quarter credits

* Denotes courses that have prerequisite(s). Refer to the descriptions for further details.

Learners who do not complete all program requirements within quarter credit/program point minimums will be required to accrue such additional quarter credits/program points as are associated with any additional or repeat coursework necessary for successful completion of program requirements.

Practicum/Internship Experience

Learners enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision degree program complete professional practice courses as a requirement of their program. The practicum and internship experiences consist of the following online courses and supervised laboratory practice/client interactions:

The practicum (CES8780) is an online course that requires a 100-hour clinical experience. Learners apply the skills developed throughout the course of the program in a counselor education and supervision setting where the practicum is completed.

The internships (CES8784 and CES8785) are two online courses that require 600 total hours of hands-on site-based learning experience in teaching, research, supervision, and leadership and advocacy. The internships represent a significant time of learning and applying clinical supervisory/teaching proficiencies that are critical to the provision of counselor education, supervision, and advanced clinical practice.

Learners should consult the Counselor Education and Supervision PhD Learner Handbook for details about the practicum/internship experience.

What can I expect?

Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each week.

In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.

Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.

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