Degree Outcomes PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision

Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision

What You'll Learn

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Your Degree Outcomes

This degree is aligned with external professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will allow you to meet the demands of your field.

By the successful completion of your degree program, you will have gained the following skills and knowledge:

  • Evaluate current theories and practices of the counseling profession to promote evidence-based practice, supervision, and teaching.
  • Apply principles supporting personal and professional development, modeling exemplary comportment.
  • Conduct valid, reliable, and ethical research that contributes to the knowledge base for the field of counselor education and supervision.
  • Advocate for social justice and the advancement of professional counseling.
  • Apply professional codes of ethics, cultural competence, and legal standards to counselor education and supervision practice.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with diverse individuals and groups through written, verbal, and electronic formats.

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The Counselor Education Unit Mission Statement

The Counselor Education Unit prepares adult learners committed to leadership, advocacy, and service to become professional counselors and counselor educators. Through our competency based curriculum and comprehensive assessment program we ensure all learners have the knowledge and skills necessary to become practitioner-scholars. Our graduates are then prepared to serve a diverse population of clients across a variety of therapeutic settings and situations. We prepare our doctoral learners to serve as scholar-practitioners committed to the ethical practice of administration, teaching, supervision, and leadership in the counseling profession.

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