Nov 26, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Counselor Education, Ph.D.


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About the Counselor Education Graduate Program


The college offers both a Master of Education and a Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education. The master’s program with a track in school counseling requires 48 credit hours. The master’s program with a track in clinical mental health counseling requires 60 credit hours. The doctoral program requires 93 hours beyond the bachelor’s degree and offers one major in counselor education. The master’s and doctoral programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. Applicants must complete the Counselor Education Application Packet available at www.educ.ttu.edu/epce.

Students desiring to obtain only the professional certificate in school counseling must have a master’s degree in education from an accredited university and be admitted to the Graduate School and the Counselor Education Program. A maximum of 18 graduate semester hours may be accepted for transfer credit toward certification provided the courses are no more than six years old and are equivalent to courses taught at Texas Tech. Transfer credits are accepted from CACREP programs. No transfer hours will be allowed for practica (EPCE 5360 ), internship (EPCE 5094 ), or techniques (EPCE 5357 ). In addition to completing the program successfully, the applicant must have two years teaching experience, have a valid teaching certificate, and pass a TExES examination administered by the State Board for Educator Certification. Additional information about counselor education is available online at www.educ.ttu.edu/epce and in the department office.

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