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Doctor of Education (EdD) in Counselor Education & Supervision

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The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Counselor Education & Supervision program at Argosy University, Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, aligns with the master’s-level Counselor Education programs in order to encourage entry-level counseling students to work toward becoming doctoral-level advanced practitioners, educators, and supervisors.

For academic year 2014-2015, there were 5 graduates of Argosy University, Atlanta’s Doctor of Education in Counselor Education & Supervision program. Of the admitted students, 57% graduated from the program in the expected time period and 100% of those program graduates actively seeking jobs were employed within 6 months of graduating.

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The field of counselor education and supervision is dedicated to both the academic preparation and comprehensive supervision of counselors across multiple settings.

The Argosy University, Atlanta Counselor Education and Supervision degree program is designed to prepare counselors for a variety of settings by providing the advanced skills and knowledge necessary to provide leadership and advocacy, as well as serve in supervisory, training, and teaching positions in the counseling profession.

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The Argosy University, Atlanta EdD in Counselor Education & Supervision degree program is accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs can be contacted at 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703)535-5990.

Admissions Requirements

To be admitted to the EdD in Counselor Education & Supervision degree program, a prospective student needs the following:

  • A master's degree in a CACREP accredited program or a CACREP-equivalent program from a regionally accredited educational institution, a nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the faculty and dean of the College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences, or an appropriately certified foreign institution.
  • A grade point average of 3.25 (on a scale of 4.0) for graduate level work toward the master's degree and any subsequent graduate study.
  • A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."
  • Completion of an interview with a member of the program Admissions Committee.

All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:

  • Completed Application for Admission Form
  • Personal/professional goal statement with specific personal and professional goals and a self-appraisal of specific strengths and challenges
  • Current résumé (or career summary)
  • Three completed Professional Applicant Recommendation Forms
  • Official transcripts from the institution that conferred the master's degree and any institutions where graduate coursework was subsequently taken. Bachelor's level transcripts are not required.
  • Entering students must have a master's degree in counseling from a CACREP accredited program or a CACREP equivalent curriculum from a regionally accredited institution, a nationally accredited institution approved by Argosy University, or an appropriately certified foreign institution. CACREP, or The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational programs, is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation for the accreditation of degree programs in counseling.

Applicants who have completed a master's degree that does not meet the specific curricular or credit hour requirements listed by the campus may be admitted to the program, but will be required to meet prerequisite requirements at the master's level. Decisions about the applicability of prior master's-level coursework will be made by the department chair based upon CACREP core curriculum requirements and state licensure laws for counselors. Applicants will be notified during the admissions process if prerequisite courses are needed.


Course List

Professional Development Requirements— Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

C7444 - Multicultural Issues in Counselor Education and Supervision
(3)

(3)

C7454 - Models of Clinical Supervision
(3)

(3)

C7464 - Ethics and Professional Development
(3)

(3)

C7465 - Teaching in Higher Education
(3)

(3)

Professional Development Requirements—12 Credit Hours

 

Advanced Practice and Specialty Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

C7410 - Assessment in Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7430 - Advanced Theory and Practice in Counselor Education and Supervision
(3)

(3)

C7480 - Counseling Specialty Seminar I
(1)

(1)

C7481 - Counseling Specialty Seminar II
(1)

(1)

C7482 - Counseling Specialty Seminar III
(1)

(1)

C7475 - Advanced Clinical Practice
(3)

(3)

C7433 - Advanced Group Counseling
(3)

(3)

Students Choose One of the Following

 

C7445 - Brief Psychotherapies
(3)

(3)

C7453 - Clinical Consultation
(3)

(3)

C7455 - Addictions Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7458 - Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
(3)

(3)

C7537 - Special Topics in Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7542 - Advanced Career and Lifestyle Assessment
(3)

(3)

C7834 - Directed Independent Study: Counseling
(3)

(3)

Elective selected with Advisor approval
  • Elective selected with Advisor approval (3)
Advanced Practice and Specialty Requirements—18 Credit Hours

 

Writing and Research Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

R7001 - Introduction to Research Methods
(3)

(3)

R7031 - Methods and Analysis of Quantitative Research
(3)

(3)

R7035 - Methods and Analysis of Qualitative Research
(3)

(3)

W7000 - Advanced Academic Study and Writing
(3)

(3)

Students Choose One of the Following

 

R7034 - Advanced Statistical Methods
(3)

(3)

R7036 - Program Evaluation Methods
(3)

(3)

R7037 - Survey Techniques
(3)

(3)

R7038 - Applied Research
(3)

(3)

R7040 - Advanced Qualitative Methods
(3)

(3)

Research Elective selected with Advisor approval (3)
  • Research Elective selected with Advisor approval (3)
Writing and Research Requirements—15 Credit Hours

 

Dissertation Requirements—Student Are Required to Choose One of the Following Tracks*
Track One
D9001 - Dissertation
(3)

(3)

D9002 - Dissertation
(3)

(3)

D9003 - Dissertation
(3)

(3)

D9004 - Dissertation
(3)

(3)

Track Two
D9501 - Dissertation
(1.5)

(1.5)

D9502 - Dissertation
(3)

(3)

D9503 - Dissertation
(3)

(3)

D9504 - Dissertation
(3)

(3)

D9505 - Dissertation
(1.5)

(1.5)

Dissertation Requirements—12 Credit Hours
Note

* Unless otherwise advised, students who begin dissertation Session I will follow Track One. Students who begin dissertation Session II will follow Track Two.  

Advanced Training Experiences Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

C7500 - Advanced Counseling Practicum
(1)

(1)

C7505 - Advanced Counseling Internship I
(1)

(1)

C7506 - Advanced Counseling Internship II
(1)

(1)

Advanced Training Experiences Requirements—3 Credit Hours

 

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