Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Academic Advising Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office

The 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 advising theories and approaches, issues of diversity, and other challenging characteristics of students who participate in academic advising services. Upon completion of the Certificate, 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


Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.