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Counseling Psychology

335 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Andrea Guptill
Phone: 608-262-4807
Fax: 608-265-3347
Email: counpsych@education.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
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About the Counseling Psychology Program

The Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The program is designed to prepare students for the role of professional psychologist and to foster understanding of the scientific basis for practice, multicultural competence, and a social justice orientation. The theoretical orientation of the program is best described as eclectic/interpersonal.

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Additional Policy

The vast majority of Ph.D. students are funded for their years on campus through a combination of in-department and out-of-department assistantships and fellowships. Graduate assistantships and fellowships typically pay a monthly stipend, often carry a full tuition waiver and provide an excellent benefits package.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.