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Program at a Glance

Graduate Certificate
College of Community Innovation and Education
Counslr Educ & Schl Psychology
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The Graduate Certificate in Career Counseling is housed within the Counselor Education Program in the College of Community Innovation and Education. The certificate program is designed to provide advanced training to students in the Counselor Education program and for practicing counselors, therapists, student advisors and career coaches who want to provide career counseling or consultation services.

The certificate requires the completion of three graduate courses addressing foundations, theories, assessment, techniques, and applications of career counseling and development. SDS 6347 - Career Development and SDS 6622 - Career and College Readiness in Schools PK-12 are both prerequisites for the final capstone course, Applied Practice in Career Services. The fourth course is a graduate-level specialization elective in a specific academic discipline that can be taken at any point within the career certificate program.

Application Deadlines

December 1
April 1
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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