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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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Graduate student handbook »
Faculty listings, program overview, minimum degree requirements and satisfactory progress information.
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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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