Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.)
Develop the clinical and research skills you need for a fulfilling career as a counseling psychologist.
Grounded in the scientist-practitioner training model with a multicultural and social justice emphasis, the Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology at UND gives students a foundation for making a lifelong difference in their communities. More than learning the basics, our students prepare to pursue careers as practitioners, faculty members, consultants, researchers and agents of change.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 4-6 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Counseling Psychology at UND?
Counseling psychology is a career that enables graduates to have a direct, positive change in society. With a Ph.D. in the field from UND, you will have the skills and background you need to make a difference in people's lives and your community.
The Ph.D. program integrates practice and science to prepare competent, well-rounded professionals. You will receive extensive training in research and clinical skills to prepare you for a variety of settings and careers. Our curriculum emphasizes the role of social justice in psychological practice, and we value diversity in all its many forms.
As a Counseling Psychology Ph.D. student at UND, you'll receive specialized training in the following areas:
- Integrated behavioral healthcare
- Vocational psychology
- Multicultural and social justice issues
- Counseling and assessment across the lifespan, including in child & adolescent psychotherapy
- Consultation, Leadership, and Grant Writing
You'll graduate ready to serve as a leader in the field, especially in serving diverse and underserved populations.
The Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program is accredited by the American Psychological Association. Our last accreditation review was completed in December 2012, and we earned seven years of accredited status.
For information regarding accreditation status, contact:
American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002-4242