Ph.D. Program in Counseling Psychology

Marquette's scientist-practitioner doctoral program in counseling psychology is accredited by Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. It focuses on building the skills necessary to become counseling psychologists in colleges and universities, community mental health clinics, hospitals, private practice and other environments; administrators; or academic psychologists.

The program also engages students in research so they will be able to contribute to our understanding of therapy process, treatment effectiveness, and normal and abnormal human development, as well as many other areas.

The program is offered by the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology within the College of Education.

Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation, as noted below:

American Psychological Association
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242
(202) 336-5979

Our commitment to diversity and social justice

Our program faculty, staff and students believe it is our responsibility to actively engage in creating a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive world.  We value and embrace diversity across all forms of identity.  We acknowledge the complexity of diversity as it relates to privilege and the disparities of racial and social power impacting our society.  It is our duty to dismantle discriminatory systems, and we are committed to doing so through our research, practice, and service.  As members of an academic community, we believe that diversity enriches our educational and professional growth, as well as our communities.  We dedicate ourselves to increasing self-awareness, growth, collaboration, relationship-building, and ongoing education.  In our quest for racial and social justice, we advocate with, and for, those in our communities whose voices deserve to be heard.  We are committed to taking personal and group responsibility for racial and social justice, and to hold one another accountable.

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