Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising
Kansas State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising program prepares professionals who are entering the field of academic advising to expand their knowledge of topics relevant to the field.  The program is also beneficial to practicing academic advisors, administrators, and faculty interested in becoming more knowledgeable in these areas.  Topics covered include learning theory, student development theory, multicultural issues, career development, and foundations of academic advising.

Career opportunities for graduates include jobs in:

  • Trade schools
  • Community colleges
  • Private institutions

Focus is placed on theories and foundations of academic advising. Students benefit from the many online resources available, as well as the professional faculty at Kansas State University. Obtaining the online Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising can give graduates a competitive advantage in the job market. Graduates will be equipped to tackle challenges and opportunities in the field of academic advising.


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Kansas State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • GRE/MAT accepted for students who do not meet the 3.0 GPA requirement