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Athletic Academic Advising Certificate

Start or advance your career as an advisor for student-athletes on college or university campuses.

Admission Requirements

Post-Master’s and Post-Baccalaureate

Post-Master’s

Post-Baccalaureate

*The GRE is NOT required for enrollment, thought it may be necessary for evaluation of international students.

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

Applications are accepted year round. Admission may be granted in the fall, spring or summer.

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Rams Football team exiting the Junell Center and coming onto the field

Certificate Courses (3 credit hours each)

  • CSRF 6329: Athletic Academic Advising and Counseling
  • CSRF 6341: Athletic Academic Performance Enhancement
  • CSRF 6361: Administration of Athletic Academic Units
  • EDG 6367: Foundations of Academic Advising
  • EDG 6324: Career and Occupational Counseling

Total credit hours: 15

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