Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies / International
Regent University

Program Details

Imagine how you could affect mental health policies, practices and people by bringing awareness to the needs of underserved and indigenous populations. Regent's Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies – International will prepare you for a career in the areas of mental health counseling, research, education and psychological science.You'll examine life span, marriage and adult relations from a multicultural focus that deepens your understanding. If you're a scholar seeking to impact the culture beyond the Ph.D. counseling arena and don't need professional accreditation, then this degree is for you.


  • Hold a regionally accredited 30 hour master's degree in a mental health field, such as counseling, psychology, social work or pastoral ministry
  • A minimum of a 3.5 GPA in your graduate level coursework
  • Have at least one year of experience in a mental health field (highly desirable)
  • International Applicants who have studied at institutions outside of the United States, will need to submit a course by course evaluation showing the completion of a regionally accredited graduate degree
  • Resume or CV
  • Transcripts
  • Online interview

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

This program is only available to residents of: CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, KS, KY, MA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NM, PA, and VA.