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Program at a Glance

Program
Doctorate
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Teacher Education, Schl of
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

Learn more about program tuition and fees.

U.S. News & World Report Best Grad Schools Education Badge

The CACREP accredited Counselor Education track in the Education PhD program is designed specifically for those who wish to pursue careers as counselor educators at the university level or as supervisors in schools or agencies.

The program is fully accredited with the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The Counselor Education PhD program offers courses and supervision that emphasize competence in research, teaching adult learners, counseling practice, supervision and leadership/advocacy. The UCF Community Counseling and Research Center serves as a hub for teaching and research in the program, includes facilities for group counseling and play therapy, and provides annual services to over 400 individuals, couples, and families in the central Florida community. The clinic also provides opportunities for doctoral students to practice their supervision skills. Our programs objectives are centered on a primary goal, which is the education of outstanding counselor educators prepared to assume leadership roles in diverse settings.

Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Counselor Education Professor
  • Literacy Education Professor
  • Mathematics Education Professor
  • Primary Education Professor
  • Science Education Professor
  • Secondary Education Professor
  • Special Education Professor

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