Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology – Mental Health Counseling
Will be accepting applicants referred by the Hawaii Department of Education in 2024
Fall Term Begins
Program will be open to the public in 2025
The EdD in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Mental Health Counseling at Chaminade University of Honolulu is a practitioner doctoral program for the working professional in the field of educational psychology. This program offers an innovative and real-world curriculum that focuses on preparing individuals to meet the holistic needs of PK-12 students. Emphasis is placed upon preparing individuals for transformational roles within the PK-12 school system and the community by addressing three domains:
- Psychological Test Administration
- Mental Health Counseling
- Scholar-Practitioner Researcher
The EdD in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Mental Health Counseling is a three-year online program that includes two residencies. This program was designed for graduates to meet the academic requirements for the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Mental Health and to serve in clinical and educational settings. The curriculum includes advanced counseling courses, training in test administration, and a culminating experience in the form of an action research dissertation. Students will also be required to complete a 600-hour internship within a PK-12 school setting. Documentation of the completion of a minimum of 600-hour practicum or internship from a clinical master’s program is an admission requirement for this program.
60 total credit hours
Finish in as few as 36 months
Dissertation is part of coursework
DCCA Mental Health License
Serve in educational or clinical settings
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