Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising

Program Description | Admission | Certificate Requirements | Courses

Program Description

The online Academic Advising Certificate is designed for both beginners and experienced individuals interested in academic advising for higher education institutions.  This certificate will provide enhanced training for academic advising professionals and is also valuable for individuals who have supervisory or leadership responsibilities in academic advising. The certificate requires 15 hours of graduate credit.


Applicants seeking admission to the graduate certificate in academic advising must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution

Certificate Requirements

The certificate requires completion of fifteen hours of graduate credit.

Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising

Selection of a practicum site should be made in consultation with the Graduate Advisor.
Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising
Course Name Hours
Specified Courses (15 credit hours)
Choose all from:
HIED 5367 Diverse Student Populations 3
HIED 5390 Concepts of Academic Advising 3
HIED 6372 Practicum in Higher Education1 3
HIED 6360 Student Services in Higher Education 3
HIED 5370 Career Advising in Higher Education 3
Total 15


Higher Education Administration (HIED)

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