The residential doctoral degree in Counseling and Counselor of Education prepares graduates who—through commitment, excellence, and humanistic engagement—will have meaningful and sustained impact in their communities, actively and diligently affirming the dignity and self-worth of all persons.
This rigorous CACREP-accredited program— taught by dynamic, student-centered faculty members who are experts in their field—prepares students to be practitioner-scholars within the academy, clinics, community agencies, and school districts. Students learn in person through the School of Education on the Syracuse University campus.
Faculty are deeply engaged in scholarship, social justice, servant leadership, and advocacy activities across the profession, and they support students in the same through developmentally sequenced curricular, mentoring, and supervisory experiences.
The Counseling and Counselor Education Ph.D. program will not be able to offer funding for new students in Fall 2024. If funding is critical factor for consideration please do not apply for Fall 2024 admission, but consider applying for a future semester.
The Counseling and Counselor Education program has a 100% employment rate for graduates within 6 months, and has graduates working in areas such as: