School of Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 4010
New Britain, CT 06050
The Advanced Official Certificate Program (OCP) in Professional Counseling is designed for practicing counselors who already hold a master’s degree in counseling or psychology and are preparing for state licensure as a Professional Counselor through the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health or national Certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). In addition, the OCP offers an 18-credit Gerontology Counseling specialization track for practicing counselors. A certificate in advanced graduate work in Professional Counseling is issued upon completion of a combination of up to 18 credits of selected 500-level courses, with a grade of B or better, designed for the certificate program.
Admission criteria for the Advanced Official Certificate Program in Professional Counseling:
All students will be required to take Orientation to Professional Counseling, a one-credit course.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999