Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision

Program Overview

Take the next step in your career and gain the experience needed to lead within your field with the online Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Designed for licensed counselors, this program builds on foundational counseling principles while cultivating clinical and supervisory skills. This combination provides graduates with a versatile and extensive knowledge base from which to better serve their patients and the counseling community.

Hampton University offers the accelerated 64 credit-hour Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision online, providing students from across the country flexible access to the information they need to excel within this field. The degree prepares graduates with knowledge of teaching, counseling, and supervision, with concentrations in school counseling and community mental health counseling. Whether you are in a clinical, academic, or research context let your expertise facilitate effective change within your organization. Become an advocate for counselors and clients alike - apply today.

Degree Name: PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
CourseCourse TitleCredit Hours
COUO 630 Analysis of Behavioral Data 3
COUO 710 Ethics and Legal Aspects of Counseling 3
COUO 721 Advanced Group and Systems Theory 3
COUO 801 Counseling Leadership and Advocacy 3
COUO 814 Quantitative Methods I 3
COUO 815 Quantitative Methods II 3
COUO 816 Qualitative Methods of Research 3
COUO 822 Advanced Counseling Theory and Techniques 3
COUO 823 Theory and Practice of Counseling Education 3
COUO 824 Theories and Practice of Counseling Supervision 3
COUO 825 Grant Writing 3
COUO 826 Research and Program Evaluation 3
COUO 827 Doctoral Candidate Qualifying Examination 1
COUO 828 Counseling Practicum 3
COUO 829 Counselor Education and Supervision Internship 3
COUO 830 Counselor Education and Supervision Internship II 3
COUO 831 Dissertation Seminar 3
COUO 832 Dissertation I 3
COUO 833 Dissertation II 3
COUO 834 Dissertation III 3
COUO 835 Dissertation IV 3
COUO 836 Dissertation Defense 0
Total Credit Hours 61

Course Details

  • Cost Per Credit - $695
  • Course Length - 16 weeks
  • Degree Credits - 64
  • Degree Length - 3.5 years

Financial Aid

  • Available to those who qualify
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  • FAFSA School Code: 003714

Admissions Requirements

  • Online application for admission
  • GRE within the last 5 years
  • Writing sample
  • Personal statement
  • Licensures and credentials attained
  • College/University transcripts that include a graduate level course in abnormal psychology and ethics from all Colleges/Universities attended


Please forward all admissions packages and supplemental documentation to:

Hampton U Online

Attn:  Student Support Liaison

PO Box 6162

Hampton, Virginia  23668

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