Advanced Research Methods

Gain deeper insight into the methodologies used in counseling and counselor education research with a specialization in Advanced Research Methods. Develop critical competencies in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches used in social science research. You’ll also have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills by developing qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research plans. This specialization can prepare you to serve as a methodologist and conduct research as a counselor educator or supervisor.

Completion Requirements

  • 15 credits
    • Fulfill the PhD Counselor Education and Supervision, including field experience*
    • Complete three additional courses:

Specialization Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code RSCH 8261 Course Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 8361 Course Advanced Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 8461 Course Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)

Doctoral Writing Assessment

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code DRWA 8000 Course Doctoral Writing Assessment Credits (0 cr.)

*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, the applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or a US territory at time of admission and must reside in the United States or a US 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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