Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision
Regent University

Program Details

The Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision offered online with residency requirements on campus in Virginia Beach is designed for currently licensed counselors. This CACREP-accredited program prepares you for a leadership role in the world of counseling and mental health while you complete your internship and present an original dissertation. You’ll receive hands-on training that is mentor guided and supported. You’ll also be trained by a distinguished core faculty of researchers who are recognized advocates in the CES field; and have produced hundreds of insightful articles as well as many books and publications. Presented from a Christian worldview, this program teaches you how to apply biblical and spiritual interventions as a teacher, scholar or practitioner.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Regent University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires an internship experience.
  • Applicants must hold a licensure-track, 48-hour master's degree in counseling or a significantly related field such as psychology or social work from a regionally accredited institution and have at least one year of experience in a mental health field (highly desirable).