Walden University’s online PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision program can help you gain the skills needed to advance as a leader in your organization or make a difference as an educator. Whether you want to pursue a role in administration, teaching, private practice, or research, this doctoral degree program will enable you to work in a variety of professions.
Earning a doctoral degree in this field is important now more than ever. By 2013, professional criteria set forth by leading counseling organizations required all new faculty members of Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)-accredited programs to hold doctoral degrees in counselor education and supervision. Earning your PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision will provide you with the credentials needed to work as a professional in counselor education and supervision.
A PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision can provide you with greater opportunities to move your career forward in professional settings that include:
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor, “Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010–11 Edition,” on the Internet at www.bls.gov/oco/ocos067.htm (viewed online October 18, 2011). National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
Earning my PhD was originally simply an opportunity to begin teaching at a graduate level. Now my degree will give me and my nonprofit additional credibility, which I am already leveraging to work with local and regional stakeholders to raise awareness and promote social change.
The amount of support, resources, and assistance available to students is phenomenal.
I have referred colleagues, friends, and family to Walden because they are busy working professionals who did not think their schedules permitted them the time to pursue a traditional campus-based doctoral program.