Capella University

PhD - Counselor Education and Supervision

Counseling is one of the country?s fastest growing professions, creating an accompanying need for counseling educators and supervisors. This rigorous Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral degree program includes online course work, residencies, and field experiences designed to build your clinical, teaching, research, and supervisory skills. Capella?s degree program is one of few available online, and provides opportunities for you to potentially fulfill your internship experience working with counseling students enrolled in Capella?s CACREP-accredited master?s degree programs. People likely to be interested in this specialization include master?s level counselors interested in pursuing supervisory, faculty, research, or advanced practitioner positions in academic and clinical settings.

This specialization requires course work and clinical experience, including a 100-hour practicum and a 600-hour internship.

Applicants to the PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision must be graduates of a CACREP-accredited master's program or a master's program with equivalent curriculum (subject to Capella review).

The residential colloquia experience: As a doctoral learner, you will attend three five-day colloquia at specific stages in your program, in addition to your online courses. These energizing residencies provide you with insights and knowledge that will be valuable during your doctoral studies and beyond.


Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456.

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