• College Admission Counseling Certificate

    Respond to the ever-changing landscape of college admission with a certificate designed to prepare professionals to counsel high school students through their post-secondary planning and admission processes.

    This fully-online certificate is designed for professionals working as school counselors, career center specialists, and teacher of career classes, as well as individuals interested in developing an independent college counseling practice.

    Why Hamline?

    With a College Admission Counseling Certificate from Hamline, you will:

    • Gain a comprehensive overview of postsecondary education options and key stakeholders to create a college-going culture.
    • Develop the skills to prepare and assist students in applying to postsecondary institutions.
    • Build tools for helping students with career development and assessment so they can make good decisions about their postsecondary education.
    • Examine issues pertaining to special populations (students of color, first generation, low socioeconomic status) and how to best counsel these populations for success in the college admission process.
    • Apply what you learn with a field-based project in a counseling venue that is close to you.

    Program Overview

    Flexible Structure: Fully online
    Time to Complete: 12 months
    Program Begins: Fall, spring, and summer terms
    Curriculum: 5 courses, 16 credits
    Cost: View current tuition rates

  • Learn More

    Contact a Graduate Admission counselor and request information to learn more about how you can pursue a College Admission Counseling Certificate.

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  • State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    State Eligibility

    Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, is required to obtain authorization from individual states to enroll students residing outside of Minnesota. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states.  

    Complaint Process

    Hamline University is committed to providing outstanding online education. If you have a question, concern, or complaint about your online education experience at Hamline, please review our complaint process for online education at Hamline.

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    Respond to the ever-changing landscape of college admission with a certificate.

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