Career and Academic Advising - Graduate Certificate

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

The Career and Academic Advising graduate certificate meets the needs of students interested in learning more about academic and career advising and/or aspiring to work in academic advising or career services or to become a credentialed career development facilitator. Furthermore, this certificate program is appropriate for professionals currently employed in career services settings, including counseling supervisors, counselors, career advisors, career specialists, school counselors, workforce development specialists and academic advisors.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA is preferred1
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé or vita
  • Interview

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

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Post-baccalaureate work may be taken into consideration when interpreting the GPA for admission.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Disclosure statement for this certificate.

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

[EC640]

Certificate Requirements
CES 68182CAREER COUNSELING 3
HIED 66653COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE 3
HIED 66679CAREER ADVISING: THEORY AND PRACTICE 3
Certificate Electives, choose from the following:6
COUNSELING SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES
INTERPERSONAL AND GROUP DYNAMICS IN EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
INTERNSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION 1
WORKFORCE, ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES
ADMINISTRATION OF ADVISING SERVICES
Other course as approved by faculty advisor
Minimum Total Credit Hours:15
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Students must have completed at least 6 credit hours in the certificate program before applying for an internship. Internships must be in settings suitable for academic and career advising services.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA
3.000
  • Students declared in a doctoral degree should enroll in the doctoral level version of these courses, if offered.