Doctoral Program

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Welcome to the Ph.D. Program in Counseling at UNC Charlotte.

UNC Charlotte’s Ph.D. Program in Counselor Education and Supervision aims to prepare multiculturally competent, ethical, clinically skilled, and knowledgeable professionals for positions as counselor educators in university settings, advanced clinicians, and/or counselor supervisors in schools and community settings. The subsections of this website provide information on the program mission, program of study, graduate feedback, notable features, and more. We invite you to explore each section and learn more about our program.

The Doctoral Handbook is provided below. The handbook serves as an introduction to the program for potential applicants and an essential guide for current doctoral students. The Handbook includes a program description, course and clinical requirements, course sequencing, curriculum planning, the comprehensive examination process, dissertation procedures, forms, and policies.

Should you have any questions about the Ph.D. Program in Counselor Education and Supervision at UNC Charlotte, please feel free to contact me.


Dr. Sejal Parikh Foxx, Ph.D. or 704-687-8963 

Doctoral Program Director


Program Documents

Doctoral Handbook (PDF) The student handbook is crucial reading for all Counseling Program Doctoral students and prospective students. It contains important program information, documents, and forms. 

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