2020-2021 Catalog

Counselor Education and Supervision, Doctor of Philosophy

City University of Seattle’s Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision Program promotes a scholar-practitioner model for advanced counseling, supervision, teaching, research, leadership, and advocacy. Operating from a multicultural and social justice context, this doctoral program prepares students for practitioner roles in counselor education and supervision, professorial roles within academia, and scholarship and research roles within the counseling field. Graduates will lead in their communities through service and advocacy in the profession. The cadre of doctoral faculty support counselor educators and supervisors in their efforts to promote awareness, knowledge, and skills in interacting with economically, socially, and culturally diverse members of our communities.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision will prepare students to:

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of ethical and culturally relevant counseling.
  • Collaborate with supervisees to enhance client/student outcomes in an ethical and culturally relevant manner.
  • Apply adult learning theory to deliver developmentally and culturally relevant counselor education in national and global contexts, in a manner that facilitates lifelong learning.
  • Inform professional practice by generating new knowledge for the profession.
  • Demonstrate skills in orally presenting the results of scholarly inquiry.
  • Demonstrate professional leadership by advocating on behalf of the profession and in relation to multicultural and social justice issues.

 

 

City University of Seattle's graduate/doctoral admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

 

Total Required Credits (72-128 Credits)

Entry Level Core Curricular Areas (up to 38 credits may be required)

Entry level core curriculum may be required for students who did not complete a CACREP accredited counseling program at the masters level.   Students will be individually reviewed by faculty and given a study plan prior to program start.  Dependent on prior work, students may be required to take some or all of the credits in this section as determined by faculty. 
COUN 501Introduction to Counseling Practice

5

COUN 502Systemic Theory: Multicultural Counseling

5

COUN 503Human Growth and Development

5

COUN 510Professional Ethics and Law

5

COUN 514Research Methods and Statistics

5

COUN 516Career Counseling

3

COUN 525Testing and Assessment

5

COUN 527Group Counseling

5

Pre-Entry Requirement (1 Credit)

The Pre-entry Requirement is currently under development.

Counseling Core (30 Credits)

This Counseling Core is currently under development.

Research Methodology (18 credits)

 
RESR 617Research Fundamentals

3

RESR 619Quantitative Research Methods

3

RESR 621Qualitative Research Methods

3

RESR 623Research Design

3

RESR 625Advanced Research Topics

3

RESR 641Advanced Qualitative Research

3

(or)

RESR 643Advanced Quantitative Research

3

Practicum (2 Credits)

The Practicum section is currently under development.

Internship (3 credits)

The Internship section is currently under development.

Dissertation (18 Credits)

RESR 694ADissertation 1

3

RESR 694BDissertation 2

3

RESR 694CDissertation 3

3

RESR 694DDissertation 4

3

RESR 694EDissertation 5

3

RESR 694FDissertation 6

3