This 15-credit post-master's certificate is designed to prepare counselors and other human service professionals for specialized areas of practice through the provision of advanced preparation and supervised experience. An applicant is required to have completed a master's degree in counseling or a related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, submit a detailed resume or curriculum vitae, a statement of personal and career goals, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (Note: letters are not required for students currently enrolled in the School of Education's Clinical Community Counseling/Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling master's programs).
The plan of study requires a minimum of 15 graduate credits, selected in consultation with the student's faculty adviser, to be completed within three years.
The information below includes program-related disclosures provided pursuant to federal regulations issued by the United States Department of Education on October 29, 2010, required for title IV eligible certificate programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation.
1. CIP Code: 13.1101 Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
2. Credential Level: Post-Master’s Certificate
3. Program Length
a. Credits: 15
b. Weeks: 45
4. Occupations, by name and SOC Code, for which the program prepares
students, including links to O*NET occupational profiles:
a. Tuition & Fees: $10,155
b. Books & Supplies (if not included in tuition/fees): $750
c. Room & Board (if applicable): Not Applicable
6. On-time Completion Rate (2011-12)*: 35%
7. Job Placement Rate: Not Applicable
8. Median Loan Debt upon Program Completion (2011-12)*: $0
a. Title IV debt: $0
b. Private Educational Loan debt: $0
c. Institutional Financing debt: Not Applicable
*Note: In accordance with US Department of Education guidelines, the On-time Completion Rate and Median Loan Debt upon Program Completion figures published here were calculated based on the data for all 2011-12 program completers who graduated from Title IV eligible gainful employment certificate programs sharing the 13.1101 Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services CIP code