2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Career Counseling Graduate Certificate

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College: Community Innovation and Education Degree: CRT
Department: Counselor Education and School Psychology
Program Website: https://ccie.ucf.edu/counselor-education/

Program Description

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, SDS 6308 - 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.


The Graduate Certificate in Career Counseling requires 12 credit hours.

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Admission to the program is competitive on a space-available basis.

Application Deadlines

Career Counseling Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1 Dec 1 Apr 1
International Applicants        
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

Stacy VanHorn PhD
Telephone: 407-823-2401
ED 322M

Graduate Admissions

Christina Dabrowski
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233

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