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.