Counseling Psychology, PhD
The PhD in Counseling Psychology at Ohio State University has been designed to train future counseling psychologists, following the competencies of American Psychological Association’s Council on Accreditation. Furthermore, you will be trained to use a health equity lens, to develop excellent advocacy skills, to understand the impact of change through policy making and to develop outstanding leadership skills. All of these skills will require taking an evidence-based approach. Thus, there will be ample opportunities in working closely with faculty to hone research skills to make an impact on scholarship, practice, policy and practice.
Key to teaching, research and learning in the college, associateships provide students with professional experience and financial support.
These financial awards are made by Ohio State to students based on academic merit through a university-wide competition.
The college annually awards scholarships to its students to support their academic goals.
Master’s degree in counseling psychology or related field, 3.0 GPA
The GRE will not be required for the AU 2022 application cycle (AU 2023 admittance)
Deadline to apply
Minimum program hours
Letter of Intent questions
Why are you interested in the counseling psychology program at Ohio State University?
How have you been involved in social justice work?
What are your strengths that assist you in being a successful doctoral student?
What are growth areas for you in being a successful doctoral student?
The Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program at the Ohio State University in the College of Education and Human Ecology is not currently accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). However, the program is pursuing accreditation through APA Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA), the primary programmatic accreditor in the US for professional education and training in psychology.