Santa Clara University

School of Education and Counseling Psychology

Alternative and Correctional Education


500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Alternative and Correctional Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program is a professional training program for educators working in alternative and correctional programs as teachers, counselors, or administrators. The educational certificate program is taught in conjunction with courses provided through Counseling Psychology. The certificate requires 12 units of course work (4 courses), submission of a portfolio, and supervised field work.


California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, California Board of Behavioral Sciences

International Student Requirements:

- Online application - Two letters of recommendation - Resume or CV - Two copies of official transcripts from bachelor's degree granting institution and any other institutions attended - Previous experience in a human services setting (paid, non paid, volunteer, internship, observation) - TOEFL exam score of 90 or an IELTS score of 6.5 - International education evaluation by a NACES approved agency - Copy of passport - Proof of funds (if accepted, only)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $538 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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