Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision
The Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at Adams State University prepares graduates to:
- Work as counselor educators and supervisors, researchers and practitioners in academic and clinical settings.
- Extend the knowledge base of the counseling profession in a climate of scholarly inquiry.
- Publish and/or present the results of scholarly inquiry.
- Inform professional practice by generating new knowledge for the profession through dissertation or comparable research projects focused on areas relevant to counseling practice, counselor education, and/or supervision.
- Assume positions of leadership in the counseling profession and/or their area(s) of specialization.
Counselor Education and Supervision students at Adams State University will be:
- Prepared to teach select courses in counseling skill, theory, ethics, research, assessment, group, supervision, instructional theory, and career.
- Knowledgeable and skilled in the practice of advanced clinical counseling.
- Knowledgeable and competent in cultural diversity.
- Experienced in online course development, delivery, and counseling supervision.
- Prepared to teach courses in the CACREP core.
- Prepared to supervise counselors and counseling students who provide individual and group counseling.
- Experienced in developing and conducting research.
- Experienced in presenting research results at state, regional, and national conferences.
- Experienced in writing for professional publications.
- Prepared to evaluate counselor education programs and clinical counseling sites.
- Experienced as professional counseling leaders, mentors, practitioners, and consultants.
- Experienced as active change advocates.