Graduate Certificate in College Admission Counseling
Hamline University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in College Admission Counseling program prepares professionals in a variety of positions to counsel high school students through their postsecondary planning and admission process.  These individuals are ready to respond to the constantly changing college admission process and help students navigate through the process.  The curriculum provides a comprehensive overview of postsecondary education options and develops the skills to prepare and assist students in applying to postsecondary institutions.  Coursework also builds the tools to help students with career development and assessment, so they can make good decisions about their postsecondary education, and prepares professionals to counsel special populations, including students of color, first generation, and low socioeconomic status, for success in the process.


  • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a regionally-accredited college or university

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission