Counseling Psychology

Welcome to the Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology at Louisiana Tech University. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Counseling Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and embodies a balanced training experience designed to train professional psychologists in the scientist-practitioner model. The primary goal of the program is to produce professional psychologists who are competent in both research and professional practice.

Our Counseling Psychology program trains students as Health Service Psychologists qualified to work in a variety of professional settings including university counseling centers, Veterans Administration (VA) treatment facilities, community health agencies, private practice, and academia.  Our faculty and students provide rural mental health services to the community via our department-run Psychological Services Clinic and complete subsequent practica in diverse settings with diverse populations.

Applications are due December 15 each year. If December 15 falls on a weekend, the following Monday is the deadline. Please see below for admissions requirements and visit the Graduate School to begin an application.

Admissions and Curriculum

The GRE will be waived for applicants to the Counseling Psychology PhD program for the cohort entering in Fall of 2024.

Click on the link below for more information on the Counseling Psychology doctoral program.

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Accreditation Information

Psychological Services Clinic

Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

Student Handbook