Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision
Saybrook University

Program Details

Through the Counselor Education and Supervision PhD online, students can gain advanced skill sets vital for teaching, clinical supervision, leadership and advocacy. This program creates multiple pathways for professionals who want to further their careers. Work one-on-one counseling individuals, target family needs or bring about change within an entire community. Devote time in research or serve in higher education teaching others. 

Typical topics of study include:

  • Leadership, advocacy and ethics
  • Instructional theory and practice
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methodology
  • Community leadership and engagement

You will round out your degree with advanced practicum and internship experiences followed with a comprehensive exam and dissertation.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saybrook University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • At the beginning of each fall and spring semester faculty and students meet on campus for intensive face-to-face learning at 5 day Residential Conferences.