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Counseling & Applied Educational Psychology

Counseling Psychology PhD Facts at a Glance

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RequirementsPhD in Counseling Psychology

Credit Hours

MA 62 semester hours

Program Length

MA 4 years

Admission Requirements

Strong academic record
Demonstrated interest in and commitment to counseling psychology
GRE General required (scores must be official)
Three letters of reference
Completed application
Masters degree in psychology or related field
Applications are due January 5 and admission interviews are typically conducted in late February or early March

Graduation Requirements

Successful completion of all required courses
GPA 3.0 or better
Passing grades on all comprehensive examinations
Successfully completed fieldwork and internship
Completed dissertation

Student Admissions, Outcomes and Other Data (2013)
38 applicants
18 applicants were invited for an interview
8  applicants were offered admission
All applicants who accepted our offer received funding during the first year (either a Stipended Graduate Assistantship or Graduate Student Scholarship)

We currently have 20 students: Three 5th year students; Five 4th year students; Four 3rd year students, Five 2nd year students and three students starting fall 2013.

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