Education, Ph.D. - Counselor Education

Graduate Studies

Department: College Wide Programs

The CACREP Accredited Counselor Education track in the Education Ph.D. program is designed specifically for those who wish to pursue careers as counselor educators at the university level or as supervisors in schools or agencies. The program is fully accredited with the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. In addition to advanced curricular experiences in counseling, courses are designed to examine the fundamental issues and theory of teaching adults in higher education, research, supervision, consultation and to provide supervised experiences in each area. The UCF Community Counseling and Research Center serves as a hub for teaching and research in the program, providing services to over one thousand individuals a year through child, adult, couples and family counseling. The clinic includes facilities for group counseling and play therapy.