Sam Houston State University  

The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Counselor Education provides the highest professional degree available to students who aspire to leadership positions in counselor education and school counseling. Although the degree includes a prescribed curriculum of required and elective courses, the doctoral degree will be awarded on the basis of successful completion of coursework and completion of a major research study resulting in the presentation and defense of a dissertation.

Re-Accreditation In-Process

Institution Location

P.O. Box 2119
Huntsville TX, US
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Counselor Education and Supervision

Locations and Delivery Types

Huntsville & Woodlands Center campuses

Program Degree


Program Contact

Dr. Seth Olson

Accredited Under Standards


  • Graduates of this program are considered CACREP graduates beginning July 8, 2008
  • Accreditation Start Date: January 8, 2010
  • Accreditation Expiration: October 31, 2023
  • Accreditation Status: Accredited

Status Information

The program was found to meet all standards in a satisfactory manner.