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Program at a Glance

Program
Graduate Certificate
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Ed Ldrshp & Higher Education
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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.

Total Credit Hours Required: 16 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

Spring
December 1
Summer
April 1
Fall
July 1

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Career Counselor
  • Career Technical Counselor
  • Education Counselor
  • International Student Counselor
  • School Adjustment Counselor
  • School Guidance Counselor
  • Student Advisor
  • Student Development Advisor
  • Student Services Counselor
  • Student Success Counselor
  • Study Abroad Advisor
  • Vocational Adviser
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