Counselor Education and Supervision, PhD
The Counselor Education and Supervision (Ph.D.) program is one of a variety of graduate programs offered in the School of Applied Psychology and Counselor Education (APCE). Our School also offers programs at the masters, specialist and doctoral level in professional and school counseling, as well as counseling and school psychology. Graduates in the doctoral program in Counselor Education and Supervision pursue careers in a variety of settings as faculty members, advanced clinicians, couples and family counselors, school counselors, directors of school guidance, or directors of counseling agencies.
- Fall Admissions: December 1
- Decisions are announced by the first week of April.
Applicants must apply to the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School before the program area reviews the applicant’s request for admission. Failure to submit all required materials will delay the evaluation and screening of your application.
- Completed Online Application
- $50 non-refundable application fee
- International Students: $60 non-refundable application fee
- One official copy of transcripts from all accredited college or university attended since completing high school. UNC Alumni do not need to submit UNC transcripts.
- Official GRE scores
- Required Minimum: 140 Quantitative; 146 Verbal Reasoning; Combined score of at least 297; Analytic Writing 3.5
- Three Letters of Recommendation - from individuals who are familiar with the student’s academic and clinical skills (You will start this process after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- International students must have a TOEFL score of at least 213 on the computer based test and 550 on the paper based tests. An official copy of GRE scores (and TOEFL if an international applicant) needs to be submitted.
- Written Statement: Explain the relationship of the doctoral program to the future career goals of the applicant. (You will start this process after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- Supplementary Data Form (pdf) (You will upload this after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- Current Vita/Resume (You will upload this after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- Attendance at an in-person interview is required for the admission process to be completed.
- Applications are evaluated on a competitive basis for a limited number of positions. Refer to the program’s catalog for further admission requirements.
- Applications are prescreened and selected applicants will be invited to an in-person interview in February.
- Admission decisions are based on the professional judgment of the Counselor Education faculty, considering the above data, including personal characteristics and interpersonal communications style as assessed in the in-person interview.