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Doctor of Education (EdD) in Counseling Psychology Admissions & Course Requirements, Argosy University - Seattle Campus

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Course List

Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

C7050 - History and Systems in Counseling Psychology
(3)

(3)

C7210 - Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior
(3)

(3)

C7433 - Advanced Group Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7434 - Cognitive-Behavioral Theories of Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7438 - Personality Theory
(3)

(3)

C7443 - Multicultural Issues in Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7451 - Theories of Child and Adolescent Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7452 - Professional Development in Counseling
(0)

(0)

C7458 - Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
(3)

(3)

C7459 - Psychopharmacology for Counselors
(3)

(3)

C7462 - Ethics in Practice
(3)

(3)

C7662 - Social Bases of Behavior
(3)

(3)

C7663 - Physiology of Psychology
(3)

(3)

C8000 - Fundamentals of Psychometrics
(3)

(3)

C8001 - Assessment I: Cognitive Assessment
(3)

(3)

C8002 - Assessment II: Personality Assessment
(3)

(3)

W7000 - Advanced Academic Study and Writing
(3)

(3)

Core Course Requirements—48 Credit Hours
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)

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
credit hours

(3)

Research Requirements—12 Credit Hours

 

Dissertation Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

Track One

 

D9001 - Dissertation A
(3)

(3)

D9002 - Dissertation B
(3)

(3)

D9003 - Dissertation C
(3)

(3)

D9004 - Dissertation D
(3)

(3)

Track Two

 

D9501 - Dissertation I
(1.5)

(1.5)

D9502 - Dissertation II
(3)

(3)

D9503 - Dissertation III
(3)

(3)

D9504 - Dissertation IV
(3)

(3)

D9505 - Dissertation V
(1.5)

(1.5)

Dissertation Requirements—12 Credit Hours


Notes:

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

Practicum Requirements

All students enrolled in the EdD in Counseling Psychology degree program at Argosy University, Seattle are required to complete a 600 hour doctoral level practicum. All practicum placements must be approved by the department chair or the Director of Training prior to starting. Practicum begins in the Fall, however application for practicum is accomplished Spring Semester Session I. Students must work closely with the department chair or Director of Training to accomplish the practicum site applications.

Practicum Field Experience Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

C7699 - Doctoral Counseling Practicum I and Seminar
(0)

(0)

C7700 - Doctoral Counseling Practicum II and Seminar
(0)

(0)

Practicum Field Experiences Requirements—0 Credit Hours

 

Internship Requirements

Students enrolled in the EdD in Counseling Psychology degree program at Argosy University, Seattle are required to complete an Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) or APPIC equivalent internship. Students are eligible to begin internship when they have successfully completed all their academic course work and passed the Counseling Psychology Comprehensive Examination. Students are required to have defended their dissertation proposal prior to beginning internship. Students work with the department chair or Director of Training to complete the application process and make application to appropriate internship sites. The internship application process typically begins during the fall term one year prior to the start of internship. Most internships begin in August or September and consist of a 40 hour work week commitment for a minimum of 12 months. Students are required to complete 2000 hours during internship. While internship sites exist in Washington, many sites are not in the Seattle area. There are sites throughout the United States which the student can apply. Students are not eligible for graduation without completing the internship and dissertation.

Internship Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

C7901 - Internship
(0)

(0)

Internship Requirements—0 Credit Hours

 

Additional Counseling Doctoral Skills Courses (Optional)

 

C7431 - Counseling in Community Settings
(3)

(3)

C7435 - Existential-Humanistic Theories of Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7436 - Psychodynamic Theories of Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7439 - Dynamics of Marriage and Family Systems
(3)

(3)

C7445 - Brief Psychotherapies
(3)

(3)

C7454 - Models of Clinical Supervision
(3)

(3)

C7455 - Addictions Counseling
(3)

(3)

C7471 - Treatment of Sexual Dysfunctions
(3)

(3)

Recommended Course Sequence for the Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology Degree Program at Argosy University, Seattle

Student progress through the program is intended to be sequential. Certain courses are offered to first-year students that are designed to provide a theoretical and practical foundation for courses that will follow in subsequent years. Certain advanced courses also require the student to have the background of more basic courses in order to benefit fully from the course experience. Students must satisfy all stated prerequisites for a course before registration for that course can be considered official. The recommended course sequence for the EdD in Counseling Psychology degree program offered by Argosy University, Seattle can be obtained from the department chair.

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