The Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology (EdD) program form Argosy University Online helps enhance the professional expertise of those pursuing leadership, supervisory, training, and teaching positions in the counseling profession.
Students typically enter this program at the master's level with counseling background in mental health, social work, school counseling, pastoral counseling, family therapy, and psychiatric nursing.
While in this online Counseling Psychology doctorate degree program you will focus your scholarly work on the application of research techniques to the counseling practice. The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Counseling Psychology Program at Argosy University Online is a self paced program requires students to complete 60 credit hours of course work, made up of 16 courses and 2 residencies, in order to graduate.
The EdD in Counseling Psychology program generally takes 3-4 years to complete.
Tuition is $750 per credit hour, with most courses consisting of 3 credit hours each. There is a $50 application fee, and a $150 graduation fee. You must also attend a minimum of two residency programs. These interactive sessions are designed to enhance student success, provide the opportunity to network, meet faculty, and acquire knowledge and skills that will assist throughout their program. The residency programs will be offered at various campus locations throughout the academic year.
Please note that the EdD in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University does not prepare graduates for licensure. In the counseling field, licensure is generally earned at the master's level.
The doctoral curriculum at Argosy University expands upon the general preparation of master's-level practitioners. Licensure regulations vary by state; students are responsible for checking with relevant certification agencies in the state in which they plan to practice.
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