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University Catalog 2015-2016 (Final Quarter Catalog) 
University Catalog 2015-2016 (Final Quarter Catalog) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Certificate Program in Career Counseling

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This postbaccalaureate credit certificate program provides postbaccalaureate students the competencies needed to succeed in the field of career counseling. Students will acquire competencies in the areas of: job development, integrated life planning, lifestyle and career development theory, career counseling, occupational information, community resources, assessment, cross-cultural counseling, and career counseling for special populations.

This certificate program requires the student to be in a graduate counseling program or to have already completed such a program. The student must have an adviser for this certificate program; course substitutions may be permitted only with adviser approval. Professional standards in the field require that candidates possess a Master’s Degree in Counseling for employment.

The certificate requires evidence of completion of 11 units of prerequisites and 32 required units, with a minimum B (3.0) average. Refer to Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Studies: General Information  for general regulations governing all certificate programs.

Requirements (43 units)

U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program: Career Counseling
Occupations that this certificate program prepares students to enter:
- Career (Vocational) Counselor; SOC Code 21-1012;
On-time graduation rate for students completing this program:
No completions by non-degree seeking students in 2009-10
Costs of Attendance for the entire normal duration (six quarters, at two courses per quarter) of this certificate program:
Tuition and Fees: $11,152
Books and Supplies: $3,276
Median loan debt incurred by students who completed this certificate program:
The job placement rate for students completing the program:
Data not available.

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