Feb 27, 2024  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Counselor Education and Supervision, Ph.D.

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The UW Ph.D. program in counselor education and supervision is targeted to students who already hold a master’s degree from a CACREP-accredited institution or equivalent and are seeking to become counselor educators and advanced practitioners.

Learning Outcome Areas Advanced Foundations

Ph.D. students with a 48-hour CACREP equivalent Master’s degree are required to complete 12 semester hours of courses beyond their Master’s preparation (in consultation with their adviser and committee). Ph.D. students with a 60-hour CACREP equivalent Master’s program can petition up to 12 hours of their Master’s coursework to fulfill this requirement.

Total: 72 Credits

Additional Information:

Doctoral students are required to have completed a minimum of a 48-hour Master’s degree from a program of study equivalent to a CACREP accredited Masters program in Counselor Education. These requirements are based upon the 2015 CACREP Standards.

In order to be considered for admission, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold a Master’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education.
  • Score of “Proficient” or higher on a letter of intent describing academic goals, teaching experiences, and reasons for pursuing a doctoral degree at the University of Wyoming. This letter serves as a writing sample.
  • Three (3) years of P-12 teaching experience or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 3.000 GPA on a 4.000 scale on the applicant’s most recent degree from an accredited institution, plus transcripts from all other schools attended.
  • GRE minimum score of Verbal:153, Quantitative:144.
  • TOEFL score of 540 (paperbased), 76 (internet exam) or IELTS score of 6.5 or above are required for international, non-native English speaking applicants. Until further notice, due to COVID-19 related postponements/cancellations of TOEFL/IELTS exams, we will be accepting Duolingo scores or 110 or higher as proof of English proficiency.

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