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Academic Advising Certificate

Start or advance your career as an academic advisor on college or university campuses.

Format: 
  • Online

Admission Requirements

Note: The GRE is NOT required for admission.

Prerequisites

Credit Requirements

This graduate-level certificate program consists of 15 credit hours. That means you only have to complete five courses to earn your certificate.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring A: Jan 1
  • Spring B: Mar 1
  • Summer: May 23
  • Fall A: Aug 1
  • Fall B: Oct 1
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Certificate Courses (3 credit hours each)

  • EDG 6301: Social and Cultural Influences
  • EDG 6324: Career and Occupational Counseling
  • EDG 6362: College Student Development
  • EDG 6367: Foundations of Academic Advising
  • EDSD 6302: Advising for College Transitions

Total Credit Hours: 15

*Each course must be completed with a grade of B or better to earn the certificate.

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