A PhD Counseling degree is designed for those who wish to practice counseling in a clinical setting, such as private practice, in educational institutions, or as part of an agency. PhD Counseling programs provide candidates with an education encompassing understanding the psychology and development of clients, culture, race, and class differences, and overall health and wellness.
Candidates for PhD Counseling programs will experience curriculum that includes coursework, seminars, internship, research, teaching, and a dissertation on a subject within the field that makes a significant contribution to the current knowledge base. PhD Counseling candidates are expected to develop a strong understanding of clinical theory, sensitivity to human differences, a strong sense of ethics, research skills, and the appropriate attitude and awareness for working with people from diverse backgrounds.
If you are passionate about helping people and want to make a career out of it through advancing your education, then consider a PhD Counseling degree. Take a look at the options below!
The primary mission of the educational programmes in Social Work is consistent with the mission of the profession: to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. [+]
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Christian Counselling and Spiritual Direction [+]
The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) is an APA accredited post-master’s professional degree for those pursuing the highest level of practice in clinical psychology. Utilizing the practitioner-scholar model, the doctoral program provides a comprehensive foundation in the scientific bases of psychology to ground clinical training, dissertation research, and scholarship. [+]
The Doctoral programme entails a substantial piece of independent research that contributes something new to theory or practice in the field of social work. [+]
The Ph.D. program in School Psychology is grounded in the scientist-practitioner model of training. The APA-accredited* Ph.D. program in School Psychology is grounded in the scientist-practitioner model of training. The program adheres to the idea that practice and research should reciprocally influence and strengthen each other. The program prepares students to integrate scientific knowledge and skills into all professional activities, to promote empirically established practices on behalf of those being served, and to exemplify the legal and ethical standards of the psychology profession. [+]
Be equipped for greater ministry effectiveness. Our Doctor of Ministry invites men and women to step deeper into study of the Word, to broaden their perspectives on ministry practices, and to join with a global community of ministry practitioners in dialogue and study for the sake of the Gospel. [+]
Marymount University now offers the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision to prepare individuals holding a master’s degree in Counseling for leadership positions... [+]
Counselor Education & Supervision (Ed.D.)
Are you ready to move your counseling career forward as an advanced clinician or supervisor? Or perhaps you're interested in becoming an educator or researcher in a university setting. Marymount University now offers the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision to prepare individuals holding a master’s degree in Counseling for leadership positions in universities, mental health agencies, and schools.
This program supports Marymount’s commitment to the training of counseling professionals who uphold the highest ethical standards, proficient in and sensitive to the needs of multicultural populations. The Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision will enable you to gain the advanced clinical and supervisory skills needed to serve diverse populations.... [-]