Leadership and Program Evaluation Specialization - Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

Leadership and Program Evaluation

Gain the skills you need to become an effective leader in a variety of settings. In the Leadership and Program Evaluation specialization, you’ll explore the qualities inherent in effective leaders and learn strategies for leading diverse organizations through transformative change. Coursework examines the skill sets required to assess research as well as the history, theory, and approaches behind program evaluation. This specialization can prepare you to serve organizations directly as a program leader, researcher, educator, counselor, supervisor, consultant, volunteer, or board member.

Completion Requirements

For students who are licensed professional counselors with a master’s degree in counseling or who have graduated from a CACREP-accredited master’s program:*

  • 93 total quarter credits
    • Core courses (46 cr.)
    • Foundation Research Sequence (12 cr.)
    • Advanced Research course (4 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (10 cr.)
    • Practicum (3 cr.)
    • Internship (6 cr.)
    • Dissertation (12 cr.)
  • Professional Development Plan (included in COUN 8001)
  • Minimum 11 quarters enrollment
  • 20 days of residency (one 4-day and two 8-day residencies)

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Core Courses

Foundation Research Sequence

Advanced Research Course

Choose one of the following three courses to complete the Foundation Research Sequence requirement:

Specialization Courses

Practicum

Internship

Dissertation

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*Learn more about completion requirements for students who are not licensed professional counselors with a master’s degree in counseling or who have not graduated from a CACREP-accredited master’s program.

Due to the practicum requirements of this program, applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or a U.S. territory at time of admission and currently reside in the United States or a U.S. territory at time of admission to be eligible for this program. United States military personnel stationed abroad should contact an enrollment advisor to determine eligibility.


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