Total program credits needed for graduation: 72
One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week break between each quarter.
72 course quarter credits
|CES8004||Advanced Research in Human Development||4 quarter credits|
|CES8110||Foundations of Advanced Social Science Research and Design||4 quarter credits|
|CES8120*||Quantitative Methods for Counselor Education Research||4 quarter credits|
|CES8122*||Advanced Qualitative Methods in Counselor Education Research||4 quarter credits|
|CES8123*||Advanced Study in Counselor Education Research Methods||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|
|DRS-R8925||PhD Dissertation Research Seminar Track 1||3 quarter credits|
|DRS-R8926*||PhD Dissertation Research Seminar Track 2||3 quarter credits|
|DRS-R8927*||PhD Dissertation Research Seminar Track 3||3 quarter credits|
The three 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.
|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|
Upon completion of all required coursework:
|CES9919*||Doctoral Comprehensive Examination||3 quarter credits|
Learners must register for CES9960 a minimum of four times to
fulfill their specialization requirements.
|CES9960*||Dissertation Courseroom||3 quarter credits each|
*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.
Only learners enrolled in the PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision degree program may take CES Courses.
To support your academic and professional success, residencies provide learning and community-building experiences in a stimulating scholarly environment. For this program, you must complete three four-day residencies as part of the dissertation research seminars (DRS-R8925, DRS-R8926, DRS-R8927).
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
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.
Learn more about online learning at Capella.
Whether you're completing additional credits for your own education, want to see if online learning is right for you, or are simply interested in a specific topic, you can enroll in many of Capella's online courses without committing to a degree program. We recommend speaking with an enrollment counselor to discuss your goals and ensure that the credits you earn now may be applicable to a Capella degree program.