Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision
The mission of the Professional Counseling Department at Mount Mary University is to develop a diverse holistic learning community that prepares students for professional practice while developing a strong counselor identity, advocacy and leadership skills, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice. The Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision Program prepares highly ethical and advocacy driven counselor educators, administrators, supervisors, researchers, clinicians and leaders by providing students with a comprehensive multicultural and social justice education.
Licensed Professional Counselors, School Counselors, Rehabilitation Counselors, and other master’s level mental health professionals are eligible to apply to the Ph.D. program in Counselor Education & Supervision. Graduates of this Ph.D. program will be prepared to work as counselor educators, supervisors, researchers, administrators, and practitioners in academic and clinical settings. In addition, the program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive multicultural and social justice education that can be seen in all layers of the environment in which students learn.
- 78 semester hour program (candidates may be eligible to transfer up to 30 semester master's degree credits if they graduate from a CACREP master's program)
- Courses are offered in a flexible format during evenings, days, and weekends through in-person, hybrid and online delivery.
- Internship experiences are designed to allow students to acquire in-depth knowledge and skills that provide graduates extensive experience in supervision, teaching, and research.
- Counseling practicum placements are located within the community and provide students with opportunities to advance their counseling skills under Ph.D. level professionals’ supervision. Students with post-master’s work experience as a licensed professional may receive full or partial credit towards their clinical requirement.
We look forward to helping you take the next step in your career. If you have any questions about this program please contact:
Jane Rheineck, Ph.D.
Program Director for Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision