Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising

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Program Description

The online Academic Advising Certificate is designed for both beginners and experienced individuals interested in academic advising for higher education institutions.  This certificate will provide enhanced training for academic advising professionals and is also valuable for individuals who have supervisory or leadership responsibilities in academic advising. The certificate requires 15 hours of graduate credit.


Applicants seeking admission to the graduate certificate in academic advising must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution

Certificate Requirements

The certificate requires completion of fifteen hours of graduate credit.

Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising

Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising
Specified Courses
HIED 5367Diverse Student Populations3
HIED 5370Career Advising in Higher Education3
HIED 5390Concepts in Academic Advising3
HIED 6360Student Services In Higher Education3
HIED 6372Practicum in Higher Education 13
Total Hours15

Selection of a practicum site should be made in consultation with the Graduate Advisor.