Guided by the Lutheran tradition of vocation, the Townsend Institute serves and cultivates the curious through transformational learning communities to discover and utilize their gifts for meaningful service.
The purpose of the Doctoral Program in Counselor Education and Supervision is to prepare highly competent counselor educators, supervisors, researchers, scholars, and advocates to carry out the work of leadership roles in the field of counseling and to impact positive change in society at large from a biblically-informed and research supported perspective.
Counselor of Education and Supervision Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Counselor of Education and Supervision PhD will:
- Develop, critically analyze, evaluate, design and disseminate research to conduct scholarly research in Counselor Education and Supervision.
- Demonstrate clinical expertise including advanced counseling skills, knowledge, and professional dispositions for individual/small group counseling, systems of care, and organizational consultation/collaboration.
- Establish a professional identity as a scholar-practitioner in a variety of settings while applying the standards of ethical leadership and the ACA Code of Ethics, legal precedence, and other appropriate standards for practice informed by Biblical and Lutheran perspectives.
- Employ technology, diverse teaching and learning strategies, and professional writing for instruction in a multicultural and pluralistic world.
- Apply theory, skills, and practices to clinical supervision that are ethical, developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive, and evidence-based.
- Provide leadership and advocacy in counselor education and supervision, and establish community partnerships that increase the reach and relevance of the field.
Counselor Education and Supervision (CES)
|CES 700||Doctoral Studies Orientation in Counselor Education and Supervision||0.5|
|CES 701||Professional Orientation, Ethics, and Identity for Counselor Educators||3|
|CES 702||Instruction in Counselor Education and Supervision||3|
|CES 703||Advanced Counseling and Career Theories||3|
|CES 704||Counselor Supervision: Theories, Techniques, and Technology||3|
|CES 706||Leadership, Consultation, and Program Evaluation in Counselor Education||3|
|CES 707||Advanced Multicultural Issues in Counselor Education and Supervision||3|
|CES 799||Residency II||0|
|CES 740||Counselor Education and Supervision Practicum||3|
|CES 741||Counselor Education and Supervision Internship I||3|
|CES 742||Counselor Education and Supervision Internship II||3|
|CES 750||Advanced Research Theory, Methods, and Design I||3|
|CES 751||Statistical Analysis for Counselor Education||3|
|CES 752||Advanced Research Theory, Methods, and Design II||3|
|CES 753||Qualitative Research Design and Analysis in Counselor Education||3|
|CES 754||Advanced Quantitative Research and Statistics in Counselor Education||3|
|or CES 755||Advanced Qualitative Research in Counselor Education|
|CES 771||Research Seminar I||0.25|
|CES 771A||Research Seminar I (Continued)||0.25|
|CES 772||Research Seminar II||0.25|
|CES 772A||Research Seminar II (Continued)||0.25|
|CES 773||Research Seminar III||0.25|
|CES 773A||Research Seminar III (Continued)||0.25|
|CES 774||Research Seminar IV||0.25|
|CES 774A||Research Seminar IV (Continued)||0.25|
|CES 774B||Research Seminar IV (Continued)||0.25|
|CES 775||Research Seminar V||0.25|
|Choose 1 of the following courses:||3|
|Advanced Social Emotional Skills for Counselors and Special Educators||3|
|Spiritual Formation and Issues in Integration||3|
|Models and Application of Trauma Informed Practice||3|
|Extension (as needed)|
Application and Admission Information
Counselor Education and Supervision
Go to CUI's website for a list of application deadlines for each term.
- Master's degree in Counseling or closely related field
- Preferred: Master’s degree in Counseling from CACREP accredited program
- If Master’s degree is not CACREP accredited, additional coursework may be required
- If Master’s degree is in a related field, additional coursework will be required
- GRE (within past 5 years)
- Transcripts from all graduate-level coursework
- Copy of clinical license (or indication of licensure status or eligibility)
- Letter of intent and statement of goals
- Writing sample (APA format, no more than 10 pages, may be from previous master's-level work)
- Interview with program faculty
- Application fee: $50 (nonrefundable)