Core Curriculum

Full-time doctoral students will be required to complete a minimum of nine hours of coursework per semester during fall and spring semesters and a reduced requirement (seven hours of coursework) during summer semesters.

Typically, the students will take one to three didactic courses per semester (three credit hours per course) and enroll in a practicum course and a research course each of the semesters during the first two years. Students will also complete an internship during the third year of the program.

Students will be required to take five “core” didactic courses, including:

As well as: