Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies / Marriage & Family Ministry
Regent University

Program Details

The definitions of marriage and family are changing in our post-modern culture. You could be a rising voice and principled leader to bring biblically based, scientifically supported reason and research to the mental health arena. The Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies – Marriage & Family Ministry prepares you for a career in mental health counseling, research, education and psychological science. This degree is for the scholar seeking to impact the culture beyond the Ph.D. counseling arena who doesn't need professional accreditation.

Requirements

  • 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.