Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising

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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.

This Graduate Certificate is eligible to receive Title IV funding – Direct Unsubsidized Loans and Graduate PLUS loans by request. To be considered for aid, students need to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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
  4. Three Recommendation Forms

Application Deadlines

  1. November 1 - Spring
  2. April 1 - Summer
  3. July 1 - Fall

The certificate requires completion of fifteen hours of graduate credit.

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