Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling (Ph.D.) — Advanced Clinical Skills
Liberty University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling — Advanced Clinical Skills online program is ideal for professionals currently in the field who wish to further develop their clinical skills. Areas of focus include clinical competency, applied clinical research, clinical instruction, and counseling in both ecclesiastical and educational environments.
The program approaches counseling theories from a biblical worldview and prepares students for prominent roles within the mental health field. A master’s degree in counseling or a related field is required. Students in the Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling program must choose a cognate.
63 total hours
Up to 15 credit hours can be transferred in
A 6-credit-hour internship is a requirement of the Ph.D. in Counseling program.
A 6-credit-hour dissertation is a requirement of the Ph.D. in Counseling program.
Potential Career Placement
Licensed Professional Counselor
Marriage and Family Therapist
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