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Counseling Psychology Psy.D.

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Counseling Psychology

Students are admitted to our program each fall semester only. The yearly application deadline is Jan. 15.

Now taking applications for the 2022 fall semester!


The Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology program has three aims.

Upon completion of your ASU degree, you will have the educational requirements for licensure as a licensed psychologist (LP) in Texas.

(Note: Completion of the degree does not guarantee eligibility for licensure. Requirements include successful passing of a licensing exam - and for the LP include additional post-degree supervised experience. Also, licensure requirements vary across states.)

Program Faculty

Our award-winning faculty stress personal contact and advising. They stay up-to-date on current issues, techniques and trends in professional counseling, and they are dedicated to providing the best possible learning experience.

Career Opportunities

Start your career as soon as you are licensed. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the employment of counseling psychologists is projected to grow by 14% through 2028, adding thousands of new jobs.

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Our Courses

Prepare for professional licensure through a combination of counseling psychology theory, research and practice.

Interested? Get in touch.