Aug 10, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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 concentration in school counseling requires 48 credit hours. The master’s program with a concentration 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. Master’s students may transfer a maximum of 9 hours of graduate coursework from a CACREP program. Transfer hours should be no more than six years old and equivalent to courses taught at Texas Tech University. No transfer hours will be allowed for practica (EPCE 5360 ), internship (EPCE 5094 ), techniques (EPCE 5357 ), group (EPCE 5354 ), dysfunctional behavior (EPCE 5366 ), or ethics (EPCE 5370 ). Ph.D. students may transfer up to 30 of the 93 required hours from their master’s program. Additional information about counselor education is available online at www.educ.ttu.edu/epce and in the department office.

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 9 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 ), techniques (EPCE 5357 ), group (EPCE 5354 ), dysfunctional behavior (EPCE 5366 ), or ethics (EPCE 5370 ). 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.

All applicants must complete the Counselor Education Application Packet available at www.educ.ttu.edu/epce.

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