College of Education
PO Box 311307
3940 N. Elm, Suite G150
Denton, TX 76207
The Counseling program at the University of North Texas has a national reputation for developing highly competent professionals through education, research and service.
Our Doctor of Philosophy degree in Counseling stimulates student inquiry and develops advanced knowledge and counseling skills. Upon graduation, you'll be prepared to work as a(n):
Our academic core focuses on counseling and counseling-related areas while providing flexibility for you to develop a specialization.
A recent emphasis in the program is on preparing counselor educators to work at the university level.
The program is both theoretical and experiential. You'll participate in a six-semester, on-campus clinical experience to complete doctoral-level practicum and internship experiences. You'll also complete a portfolio that demonstrates your teaching, supervision, research and leadership skills.
All students are required to be state-licensed or seek licensure as professional counselors.
Outstanding student support
The university provides a wide variety of services exclusively to graduate students. The Graduate Student Writing Support office can help you with writing, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research offers assistance with statistical research.
A Dissertation Boot Camp and other specialized workshops are available through the Toulouse Graduate School. Many of the workshops are available online for your convenience.
Gain new perspectives
Many faculty members are recognized experts in their field. They've earned recognitions from the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Texas Counseling Association and Chi Sigma Iota international honor society. Their research interests include:
Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999