Academic Advising Graduate Certificate
The academic advising graduate certificate prepares professionals entering the field of academic advising to expand their knowledge of topics relevant to academic advising. Topics include learning theory, student development theory, retention theories, diversity issues, career development, and leadership in higher education. All students will complete a practical internship. The program also provides a benefit to practicing academic advisors, administrators and faculty interested in becoming more knowledgeable in these areas.
College Teaching and Leadership Graduate Certificate
The graduate certificate in College Teaching and Leadership is designed to prepare individuals to become campus leaders at all organizational levels in community colleges, including the classroom. The program consists of five graduate courses that cover all facets of community college education. The courses are available online in a web-based format.
Admission is open to those with a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution. An online application is required for admission consideration. Students may choose to apply to the MA program upon completion of the graduate certificate.
Housing and Residence Life Graduate Certificate
The housing and residence life leadership graduate certificate is designed to prepare individuals to become leaders and professionals in the residence life profession. It will expand their knowledge of topics relevant to residence life including student development theory, student personnel services, the first-year college experience, diversity issues, and legal and ethical issues in student services.
Student Athlete Support Services Graduate Certificate
This certificate is designed to assist entry level and current professionals to better perform associated duties in the various athletic academic content areas. Emphasis is on the development and expansion of student-athlete services to enhance academic success, leadership skills, administration of athletics in universities, and student development as an integral part of the student-athlete experience.