The University of Central Florida (UCF) is accepting applications for the Ph.D. program in Counselor Education.
Early deadline for application is December 20, 2014 (for best financial consideration). Final deadline is January 15, 2015.
Ranked 7th in the nation by US News and World Report, the UCF Counselor Education 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 UCF Counselor Education program is fully accredited with the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). In addition to advanced curricular experiences in counseling, courses are designed to examine the fundamental issues and theory of teaching adults in higher education, research, supervision, and consultation, and to provide supervised experiences in each area. The UCF Community Counseling and Research Clinic is a large full service, outpatient counseling center that provides free individual and group counseling, couples and family counseling, and play therapy services to over 2000 individuals each year in the Central Florida area. As a hub for teaching, supervision and research in the Counselor Education program, the clinic provides a unique opportunity for doctoral students’ development in teaching, supervision and research.
The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university, providing the academic core for central Florida. The multi-campus university enrolls approximately 61,200 students and is the fastest growing university in Florida. The main campus is located in northeastern Orlando, a growing diverse community of nearly 2 million people. Regional campuses are located in Seminole, Volusia, Osceola, Brevard, and Lake counties, with many additional sites in the central Florida region. UCF provides academic leadership for the central Florida region through strategic partnerships with public and private sector organizations and corporations. It also has met all of the criteria for the Carnegie classification of RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
The College of Education and Human Performance employs about 125 full‐time faculty members serving approximately 5,700 students in 12 undergraduate programs and 25 graduate programs. The College is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE).
For more information, please contact the following:
W. Bryce Hagedorn, PhD, LMHC, NCC, MAC, QCS (FL)
Program Director of Counselor Education
University of Central Florida
College of Education & Human Performance, ED 322C
Orlando, FL 32816-1250
UCF Counselor Education Website: http://education.ucf.edu/counselored/
UCF Community Counseling and Research Center Website: http://www.education.ucf.edu/ccc/index.cfm