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Degree : Doctor of Philosophy

Major : Psychology-Counseling


Program Description

The Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology offers training in the professional practice of psychology. Our primary objective is to prepare students for positions as counseling psychologists in a variety of settings. Our program has been accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1964, and is grounded in a science-practitioner model of training. The Counseling Psychology program affords students an opportunity to develop competencies in the following areas: 1) understanding and application of various models of psychological theory, 2) counseling and psychotherapy skills, 3) psychological assessment, 4) research and methodology, and 5) professional ethics. Both research and practice are considered important.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 106
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: N/A
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

TTU Counseling Program Overview : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/graduate_programs/counseling/overview.php
TTU Counseling Psychology Admissions : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/graduate_programs/counseling/admissions.php
TTU Counseling Psychology Components : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/graduate_programs/counseling/components.php
TTU Counseling Psychology FAQs : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/graduate_programs/counseling/faq.php
TTU Couns Psych Disclosure Data : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/graduate_programs/counseling/files/Disclosure_2007_2014.pdf

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Stephen Cook
E-mail: s.cook@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-1787

Department Contact Information

Department AddressDepartment of Psychological Sciences
2810 18th Street
Texas Tech University
Lubbock
TX 79409-2051
Phone Number 806-834-1787
Fax Number 806-742-0818
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/graduate_programs/counseling/documents.php



Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students


Admission Requirements


Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Each person providing a recommendation should complete and submit the Student Evaluation/Recommendation form from the TTU Department of Psychological Sciences and include an accompanying letter.

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: No

Writing Sample Instructions: A formal writing sample is not required for this application, although one can be included if desired.

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: Please see the following for information about completing applications to graduate programs in the TTU Department of Psychological Sciences: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/graduate_programs/how_to_apply.php

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

Previous Work Instructions: A formal work/research/activities sample is not required for this application, although one can be included if desired.

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:


International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15N/A N/A N/A

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

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How To Apply


1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements


If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.


GRE GMAT
Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students


These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
79550

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