Counselor Education PhD

Graduate School of Education

Program Description

This Counselor Education PhD program is designed for those who are interested in pursuing a career in academia, higher education and advanced level positions at counseling agencies. The goals for the Counselor Education PhD program include the provision of experiences which prepare graduates to teach, supervise, conduct research and participate in service activities related to the preparation of counselors, and the advancement of the counseling profession.

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-2110
Fax: 716-645-7937

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100% of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 4 to 5+ Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

Special Requirements

Applicant‘s must hold a master‘s degree in counseling (or counseling related field) and a minimum of two to three years of experience in counseling.

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.