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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

Transcripts from baccalaureate degree awarding university or college (Upload unofficial transcripts, with the exception of Angelo State University transcripts, for application evaluation purposes using the Graduate Studies Documents for Submission form.)

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 – Applications will open on Sept. 4
  • 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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