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Tennessee Tech University
College of Education
Department of Counseling and Psychology

Ph.D. in Counseling and Supervision
with an Emphasis on Addiction and Rural/Regional Mental Health Treatment

Program Description

Tennessee Tech is excited to announce a new Ph.D. program in Counseling and Supervision. The program seeks to prepare and enhance students’ capacity for skill development and critical thinking as they go on to become clinicians, supervisors, educators, advocates, scholars, leaders, and program evaluators within the counseling profession.

  • Faculty emphasize a dynamic and collaborative learning environment, leading students to actualize their potential through an infusion of scholarship and real-world problem solving.
  • Through meeting this goal, the program also makes an impact within our region by helping to meet the mental health and addiction treatment needs in the community.
  • The program consists of a minimum of 48 hours and includes experiential components that contains a 100-hour clinical practicum, 600-hour internship, and dissertation research (i.e., aligns with the CACREP 2016 standards).The program will start this Fall 2020 and applications are currently being accepted.

    Please note the Application Deadline of March 1st (for full consideration)

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About Tennessee Tech University

Students at Tennessee Tech get more than a top-notch education. They learn to be leaders in their chosen careers and lifelong learners.

Partnerships between students and faculty combine disciplines and ideas in multi-disciplinary projects and research. Outside the classroom, they learn about cultures across the globe, discover how to be good citizens through service organizations and dozens of student clubs, gain exposure to the arts and build friendships across ages, backgrounds and interests.

With an enrollment of more than 10,500 students, TTU offers more than 40 undergraduate and 20 graduate degrees across eight academic colleges and schools: Agriculture and Human Ecology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Nursing.

About Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland Region

A town of about 30,000 people (with over 100,000 individuals coming into each day), Cookeville offers the best of rural and urban living. Centrally located among three of Tennessee’s largest cities (less than two hours from Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga), the campus is surrounded by lakes, state parks, mountains and rivers in one of the most ecologically diverse climates in the nation.