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Cognates/Major Areas of Focus

A cognate--an area of specialization in a degree program--offers you the opportunity to develop expertise in an area relevant to your future professional practice. Counseling psychology doctoral students must complete one 24-hour cognate in psychology or two 15-hour cognates, at least one of which must be in their field of psychology.

The most commonly chosen cognates include:

Couples and family counseling
Diversity in counseling psychology
Educational psychology
Health psychology
Psychology assessment
Rehabilitation counseling
Research methodology
School counseling
School psychology
Social psychology
Social justice
Vocational psychology
Wellness management