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College Counseling Certificate

The College Counseling Specialized Certificate brings participants the latest in college counseling techniques and emphasizes the personal dimension of working with families during one of their most crucial transitional experiences. Skilled and enthusiastic instructors make the program a professionally valuable experience.

Program now offered fully online throughout the year. Courses feature timely, comprehensive topics related to helping students make the transition to college.

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Certificate Course Matrix
Course Title Course Number Units FA WI SP SU
Required Courses (both courses are required)
Principles of College Counseling
EDUC-30130
6
O O O O
College Counseling Strategies
EDUC-30131
3
O O O O
Practicum (Required)
College Counseling Practicum
EDUC-30132
3
O O O O
Elective (0 units required - for Professional Development)
Understanding College Affordability and Financial Aid
EDUC-31536
6
O     O
U.S. College/University Application Process and the International Student
EDUC-31548
3
O      
Implementing a Comprehensive School Counseling Program
EDUC-31393
3
Schedule Varies
L=La Jolla M=Mission Valley O=Online U=University City X=Location TBA
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To Apply for the Certificate Program

Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits. See Certificate FAQs for more information.

Application Fee: $60 Apply Now!
Contact: Education, 858-534-9286
Email: unexeduc@ucsd.edu

Conditions for Admission

Complete the application and pay application fee.

Certificate Guidelines

All candidates who wish to receive the College Counseling Certificate are required to:
(1) Apply to the College Counseling certificate program.
(2) Pay the application fee.
(3) Complete all the required online courses with a grade of “C” or better.
(4) Coursework must be completed within 5 years of beginning the program.

Advisors

Mario E. Aguilar, M.S.C.
Assistant Director
Early Academic Outreach, UCSD

Nancy Caine, M.A.
Director of College Counseling
St. Augustine High School

Robert M. Garber, M.A.
Vice President, Student Affairs
Miramar College

Bonnie Laughlin, M.A.
Director of College Counseling
Francis Parker School

Carol Sobek, M.A.
Head Counselor
The Preuss School, UCSD

Chris White, M.A.
Director of College Counseling
High Tech High School