Advanced Official Certificate Program in Professional Counseling, Gerontology Track (Certificate)

Counselor Education & Family Therapy Department

The Advanced Official Certificate Program (OCP) in Professional Counseling is designed for practicing counselors who already hold a master's degree in counseling, psychology, MFT or Social Work and are preparing for state licensure as a Professional Counselor through the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health or national Certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

In addition, the OCP offers an 18-credit Gerontology Counseling specialization track for practicing counselors. A certificate in advanced graduate work in Professional Counseling is issued upon completion of a combination of up to 18 credits of selected 500-level courses, with a grade of B or better, designed for the certificate program.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
New England Commission of Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies