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Graduate Certificate in Professional Counseling

Pursue a Career with an Online Graduate Certificate in Counseling

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In this completely online certificate in counseling program, you can select courses that will cover the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental and behavioral health disorders. You will also have the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of the primary models, theories, and techniques in individual, group, or family counseling.

What Could I Do with a Graduate Certificate in Counseling?

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Counseling is designed to help you build and refine your professional counseling skills. The program provides the opportunity to explore the issues and aspects of mental health and substance abuse. You could pursue this online certificate in counseling for personal or professional edification.

While this professional counseling graduate certificate is not designed to fulfill licensure requirements in an individual state, the program may be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements.

Post University assists in researching and providing information regarding licensure; however, each state has different requirements for such licensure outside of the required education. Such state requirements may include licensure exams, background checks, certain work experience, and more. It is ultimately the responsibility of each student to manage their own licensure process and to ensure that all requirements are met in order for the student to obtain licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body and does not guarantee licensure. Requirements for licensure are subject to change without notice.

The tables at the following links show whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license:


Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.


Benefits of Earning an Online Certificate in Counseling

  • Online grad certificate students receive support from a personal Post team focused on their academic success
  • Learn from experienced professionals
  • Flexible class times
  • Online courses use group discussion to encourage engagement and learning

Personalize Your Professional Counseling Graduate Certificate

Unsure which courses would work best for your specific goals? Let us help. Your personal academic advisor is here to answer your questions, address your challenges, and offer guidance as you matriculate through the program. Plus, your courses are taught by faculty with relevant professional experience. In and out of the classroom, we are here to help you succeed.

Contact us today to learn more about Post University’s graduate certificate in counseling online program.

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