Mental Health Counseling

Advanced Certificate

University at Buffalo

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    Plus Program
  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • Degree Level
    Advanced Certificate
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Earn your advanced-certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

This Advanced Graduate Certificate is designed for individuals who hold a master's degree in counseling and aspire to earn a license to counsel people with mental health diagnoses. Completion of this program results in student eligibility to take the New York State licensing exam in Mental Health Counseling. Coursework includes Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling, Human Growth and Development, Introduction to Mental Health Counseling, Psychopathology and Evidence-Based Interventions, and Assessment in Mental Health Counseling. This coursework is followed by clinical instruction and a supervised internship. In this program you will study with both scholars and practitioners alike.
What's an advanced certificate?
Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. They vary in number of credits and typically require students to have a bachelor’s degree.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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