Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology Academics & Training

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology
Academics & Training


The Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology typically requires a minimum of five years of full-time academic study and advanced practica, including a year of full-time internship and successful defense of a dissertation. Students entering without a master's degree in counseling or a related field often will need longer to complete the Ph.D. degree.