Doctor of Education in Professional Counseling & Supervision / Advanced Standing
University of West Georgia

Program Details

This program from UWG will enable you to earn an EdD in Professional Counseling and Supervision at an accelerated pace, since the curriculum is built upon your existing experience, working knowledge and previous EdS coursework. Tackling the curriculum part-time, while you juggle other responsibilities, you can complete this doctoral program in 2 or 3 years.  Your dissertation will add to the existing body of educational knowledge of how to positively impact client and community programs through evaluation and improvement. Samples of classes are:

  • Qualitative Research
  • Leadership and Diversity in the 21st Century
  • Supervision

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of West Georgia 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

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires an EdS in counseling or related field.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of three years of counseling experience and have, or be eligible for, a license in counseling or a related field.