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Counselor Education and Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision

As a counselor, you know how important mentors and positive professional role models can be. Capella University offers groundbreaking online learning combined with in-person experiences that can help you develop your inner mentor and advance as a leader in counseling.

Our CACREP-accredited PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision program can help you advance as a practitioner, leader, clinical supervisor, educator, and researcher. This program offers you a way to practice real-world application of theories with hands-on experience during your practicum and internship courses. You'll build your skills in counseling, teaching, research, leadership, advocacy, and supervision.

Begin dissertation prep early

Take what you learn and apply it to real-world situations in your practicum and internships.


Focus on developing advanced counseling, clinical supervision, teaching, leadership, and research skills.

Strategic alignment

Our curriculum is designed to incorporate the values, principles, and ethical standards of national, regional, and state professional counseling associations and honor societies.

Classes start January 10

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 12 Core courses
  • 0 max transfer credits
  • GuidedPath
  • Practicum
  • Internships
  • Advanced doctoral phase
  • CACREP-accredited

Reduce your tuition by $5,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree.