Counseling Psychology

Required Courses

Department of Educational Psychology

The Counseling Psychology Program requires courses in the discipline of Educational Psychology and the specialization of Counseling Psychology. In addition to training in research, intervention, and assessment, students engage in practicum and internship experiences in educational, community, and/or medical settings; workshops and informal seminars are also provided for professional growth. Participation in research and scholarly writing is an important component of the doctoral program and emphasized throughout all levels of training.

Please note required coursework may vary from year to year. Current students should always defer to their Program of Work for course requirements and consult with their faculty advisor / Graduate Advisor for any needed clarifications.

Counseling Psychology doctoral students are required to complete:

  1. EDP Foundation Courses,
  2. Counseling Psychology Program courses,
  3. Professional Interest Component (PIC) courses, 
  4. Out-of-Specialization courses, and
  5. Qualifying Process and Dissertation Coursework. 

Student coursework may vary depending on prior graduate coursework and waivers. Required courses are designed to meet relevant APA and licensure requirements. All required courses must be completed with a grade of at least B-. 

Note: the first digit in a Course Number denotes the number of credit hours of the course. Example: EDP 480C Correlation & Regression Methods = 4 credit hours.

EDP Foundation Courses (26 credit hours)

Counseling Psychology Program Courses (30 credit hours)

Professional Interest Component Courses (9 credit hours)

Out-of-Specialization Courses (9 credit hours)

Qualifying Process & Dissertation (12+ credit hours)

Collaborative Research Project

Doctoral Portfolio Programs (Optional)

En-Route Masters

Sample Course Sequence