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School Counseling, Advanced Certificate

Counselor Education


Students who have completed a master’s degree in counseling and have relevant experience in the field have the opportunity to earn an Advanced Certificate in School Counseling. The program is designed to provide additional professional preparation for advanced graduate students. The specific courses required depend upon a student’s area of specialization and must be approved by the individual’s faculty advisor. Candidates for the Advanced Certificate in school counseling will have their credentials evaluated by the faculty to determine which courses will be taken. The total number of credits required for the Advanced Certificate, including the master’s degree, is 60 credits.

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Please view the School of Education Graduate Admission Application Requirements for detailed admission information.

  • Master's program in counseling or is equivalent and have adequate experience in the field
  • Completed application
  • Application Fee
  • Official transcripts showing a B (3.0 GPA) or better average
  • Essay
  • Two reference letters

The School of Education
Office of Graduate Admission
[email protected]


All Fall 2018 masters counseling applications are currently CLOSED for consideration.  Advanced Certificate applications in counseling are available for Spring Only, Masters admission in counseling is Fall only.


Download the program planning sheet (Word).

Department Contact

Dr. Robert Eschenauer
[email protected]