• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    15
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $320.00
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $450.00

Academic Advising

Graduate Certificate

IU Online’s Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising offers instruction in the skills and theories needed in the field of academic advising.

As a student in this program, you study the foundational theories related to student and adult development. You learn techniques and tools to guide students in their academic journey and to create an equitable and inclusive environment for all. You learn to distinguish between the characteristics, needs, and experiences of various student populations, and you articulate your own personal philosophy of advising.

This 100 percent online program is taught by IU Bloomington, IUPUI, and IU Southeast. This consortial model allows you to take coursework from several campuses and learn from a wide range of faculty.

Degree Requirements

To earn a Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising, you must complete 15 credit hours.  

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Core courses (15 credits)

Admissions

To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  2. 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA
To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:
  1. Official transcripts from each undergraduate institution
  2. Personal statement
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Resume

Courses

Core

ALL courses are listed here. You will select from among these courses to meet degree requirements. 

EDUC-U 540Academic Advising in the Collegiate Environment3 Credits
EDUC-C 565Introduction to College and University Administration3 Credits
EDUC-U 544Introduction to Student Affairs Administration Work in Higher Education3 Credits
EDUC-G 522Counseling Theories3 Credits
EDUC-G 575Multicultural Counseling3 Credits
EDUC-D 505Adult Learning through the Lifespan3 Credits
EDUC-P 510Psychology in Teaching3 Credits
EDUC-P 540Learning and Cognition in Education 3 Credits
EDUC-U 556Applying Student Development Theory to Practice3 Credits
EDUC-U 560Internship in Student Affairs3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $320.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $960.00
Note: 

Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $450.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1350.00
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