Professional Certificate in College Admissions Counseling

University of California, Riverside
Training overview
12 to 18 months
3,000 USD

Course description

Professional Certificate in College Admissions Counseling

It's a rigorous climb from high school to college; students need all the help they can get. Tackle your responsibility with confidence. Learn how to organize and present the information to the college-bound to make their transition as smooth as possible.

Gain the knowledge and expertise to work with students who are ready to make one of the most important decisions in their life. Help junior and senior high school students faced with establishing academic and career goals, and learn the ins and outs of college admissions to help students from a variety of backgrounds.

Designed For

  • High school college and career counselors who want to develop their professional competencies.
  • High school guidance counselors who want to acquire specialized knowledge to transition into the role of college counselor.
  • College admissions personnel who want to become more familiar with high school processes and institutional protocols.
  • Junior high and middle school counselors who want to provide their students with a head start in planning their post-secondary options.
  • Teachers who want to be better informed about post-secondary options.
  • Individuals who want to develop an independent college counseling practice.
  • Parents who want to assist their middle or high school student with the admissions process.

What You'll Learn

  • How colleges choose students
  • Application calendar for private and public colleges
  • Financial planning and admission procedures for small private colleges
  • Helping athletes and students with special talents
  • Working with underrepresented students
  • Critical dates on the testing calendar
  • Preparing students for college entrance exams
  • What You Can Do With This Certificate
  • Positions are available in both private and public schools.

Who should attend?

Adult professional who work as high school or college counselors.

Training Content

  • The College Counseling Process
  • College Admissions Procedures
  • Financial Aid Planning for Higher Education
  • Professional and Ethical Issues in the College Application Process
  • Analysis and Application of Effective Career Counseling Strategies
  • Practicum in Counseling College-Bound Students

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University of California, Riverside

Located 80 kilometers east of Los Angeles, in the heart of beautiful sunny Southern California, the University of California, Riverside (UCR), is one of 10 campuses within the prestigious University of California system, one of the nation’s premier public institutions...

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University of California, Riverside

1200 University Ave
92507-4596 Riverside California

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