Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Counseling Psychology
Northcentral University

Program Details

Become a leader in your field of Counseling Psychology with this online PhD from NCU.  Building upon your skills as a licensed, or pre-licensed, practitioner, you’ll gain new levels of clinical expertise.  You’ll study psychopharmacology, clinical supervision, and program evaluation, among other topics.  Your critical thinking skills will flourish, as you acquire new research capabilities to use in your dissertation. Northcentral’s learning platform, that is used for this online Psychology PhD in Counseling, gives you the ultimate flexibility to study on your own schedule, with courses beginning on a weekly basis.  You will also benefit from one-on-one mentoring by faculty mentors.  Focus areas within this curriculum may include:

  • Addiction Assessment & Treatment
  • Multicultural Psychology
  • Psychopathology

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Restricted States