Credits required
150 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 150 quarter credits are equal to 100 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$567 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Hybrid This program is not fully online. It includes classes held twice a term in Wilsonville, Oregon.
Start term
Summer

Ph.D. in Counseling

Curriculum

The curriculum includes exploration of issues that today's counselors are facing and effective problem-solving skills that can immediately apply to the needs of working counseling professionals. This is a full, doctorate program at the completion of which you will earn a Ph.D. in Counseling from Oregon State University.

Current course topics in this degree program include:

  • Supervision
  • Advanced theory and practice
  • Assessment
  • Career counseling
  • Consultation
  • Group counseling
  • Diversity and social justice
  • Counselor education

The focus of the Ph.D. in Counseling program is on advanced practice, counselor supervision and counselor education.

The weekend sessions are highly interactive, engaging, and focus on understanding key solutions that students can immediately implement in their daily work practices or educational setting.

This is not a teacher or professional licensure program

In compliance with an agreement with the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission for participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), Oregon State University provides information regarding professional licensure through distance education. The courses and programs, delivered online by OSU Ecampus, are not formally approved for professional licensure outside of the state of Oregon.

To determine whether these courses or programs meet licensure requirements in your state, you must contact the appropriate licensing board(s). Visit our license disclosure webpage for each state's contact information.

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Notice to all students: Due to Massachusetts Department of Higher Education guidelines, internships cannot be completed within the state of Massachusetts. Students intending to complete an internship in Massachusetts must work their academic advisors or department to make alternate arrangements.

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