The certificate provides postbaccalaureate students the competencies needed to succeed in the field of higher education counseling and career counseling. Students will acquire competencies in the areas of: job development, integrated life planning, lifestyle career development theory, career counseling, higher education counseling, occupational information, community resources, cross-cultural counseling, and career counseling for special populations. The certificate is designed for students in the Rehabilitation Counseling option within the M.S. Counseling degree, and includes an emphasis on the intersection of Rehabilitation Counseling and Higher Education and Career Counseling.
Admission to the program requires current enrollment in the M.S. in Counseling option in Rehabilitation Counseling program at California State University, Los Angeles.
The certificate requires evidence of completion of 12 required units, with a minimum B (3.0) average. Refer to Graduate and Postbaccalaureate Studies: General Information for general regulations governing all certificate programs.
Certificate in Higher Education and Career Counseling