Oct 02, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Advising Graduate Certificate

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Application deadlines - http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

This program is offered fully online.


Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising is intended for practicing academic advisors and those who plan to enter the field. The curriculum addresses an array of relevant topics including student development theory, issues of diversity, and other challenging characteristics of students who participate in academic advising services. Upon completion of the certificate program, student should be able to:

  • Promote student success
  • Apply various approaches based on individual student need
  • Understand institutional and government laws and policies that affect their ability to advise effectively
  • Refer students to institutional and community resources
  • Recognize differences among students and respond to student issues accordingly

Course Location/Delivery


Admissions Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.



Requirements of this Certificate (12 Credit Hours)



Time Limit

2 years

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

The certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.


Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

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