Monday, December 2, 2013

Northern Illinois University is now accepting applications for the doctoral program in Counselor Education & Supervision

Northern Illinois University is now accepting applications for the doctoral program in Counselor Education & Supervision

The Northern Illinois Counselor Education & Supervision doctoral program prepares multi culturally competent counselor educators and supervisors who develop an expertise in the core CACREP competencies of teaching, research, leadership and advocacy, advanced counseling, and supervision. Students develop critical thinking through personal and professional growth experiences that promote awareness of self and impact on others. Students involve themselves in appropriate program and professional association activities. Students generate new knowledge and skills that result in meaningful research that promotes social justice in a pluralistic society as well as advances the profession of counselor education and supervision. Preparing professionals with a counselor identity to work as multicultural, ethical counselor educators and supervisors is the program’s highest priority.

Requirements: The doctoral program requires a minimum of 105 semester hours (includes internship and dissertation hours) of which a maximum of 30 semester hours can be transferred from the master’s degree.

Assistantships Available: department teaching, assistant to the program coordination and through the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management;

Program Highlights
Leo G. Bent Award for Outstanding Professional Counseling Program in Illinois (2012)
CACREP accreditation through 2019

Faculty Highlights
2013 ACES Presidential Fellow
2013-2014 President elect Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling
2014-2014 President Elect North Central Association for Counselor Education & Supervision
Editor-Journal of Counseling in Illinois
2012 Illinois School Counselor Educator of the Year
2013 Committee member for the American Counseling Association Professional Standards
External Funding: Project Educare; Illinois Division of Human Resources Child and Adolescent Services
International research using the ASCA Model
2011 Counselor Educator Advocacy Award: The American Counseling Association

Student Highlights
2013 ACES Emerging Leader
2013 Outstanding Women Student Award
2013 Illinois School Counseling Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year
2013-2014 President Elect Illinois Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling

Northern Illinois University is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a student enrollment of approximately 25,000 located in DeKalb, Illinois; approximately 65 miles west of Chicago! Please visit our website at:

Dr. Jane Rheineck,

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