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16 PhD Programs in Social Sciences Social Work Counseling 2024

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PhD Programs in Social Sciences Social Work Counseling

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!