Frequently Asked Question(s)
Q:What is included in the coursework for a Doctoral in Counseling?
A:The Doctoral in Counseling offers a diverse coursework, including various study aspects. It includes core introductory courses as well as majors in counseling. A few broad areas of study touched upon in the coursework are: economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, chemical dependency, human behavior, and communication. Major areas of study include the multicultural aspects of counseling, rehabilitation therapy, professional counseling, mental health counseling, career counseling, and family counseling.
Q:What is the duration of the Doctorate in Counseling degree program?
A:The Doctorate in Counseling takes about three years and more to complete, if pursued in the traditional campus based schooling system. Students can take longer if they wish by opting for the Doctorate in Counseling in the online program. Online programs are self-paced and allow students to make their own schedules.
Q:Does a PhD program in counseling to take three years to complete?
A:The exact duration of doctoral program in counseling may vary from school to school. Generally, a PhD program in counseling might take up to three years to complete, since doctoral students might have to attend conferences, publications and other meetings besides being busy developing their thesis, dissertations and so on.