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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: