Ph.D. in Counseling & Supervision

Ph.D. Starting Fall 2020

Program Contact: Dr. Mark Loftis, mloftis@tntech.edu 

Counseling & Supervision Key Features

48-Hour Degree Program
Designed to Meet CACREP Standards
Emphasis on Rural Mental Health Issues


Applicant Profile

  • Hold a master’s degree in counseling and have related professional experience.
  • Would like to further their careers by pursuing opportunities in counselor education, supervision, program evaluation, and other advanced positions.
  • Are committed to effecting change in regional mental health issues such as addictions.
Admission Information Ph.D. Program of Study

Application Deadline

Complete your application by March 1 for full consideration. (Accepting applications after October 15)

Program Description

Tennessee Tech’s Ph.D. program in Counseling and Supervision seeks to prepare and enhance students’ capacity for skill development and critical thinking as they go on to become clinicians, supervisors, educators, advocates, scholars, leaders, and program evaluators within the counseling profession.

  • Faculty emphasize a dynamic and collaborative learning environment, leading students to actualize their potential through an infusion of scholarship and real-world problem solving.
  • Through meeting this goal, the program also makes an impact within our region by helping to meet the mental health and addiction treatment needs in the community.

The program consists of a minimum of 48 hours and includes experiential components, including a 100-hour clinical practicum and 600-hour internship, and dissertation research. 

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