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Academic Advising (100% online)

Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising


This is an online program.

IU Southeast offers a Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising that provides professional training in how to advise students in the higher education environment.

The 100% online program covers:

  • Foundational theories in student and adult development.
  • Techniques to guide students' academic journeys.
  • Opportunities to create an equitable and inclusive environment.
  • Personal approaches to advising based on students' characteristics, needs, and experiences.

This certificate is a good fit for:

  • Graduates looking for a 100% online program.
  • Graduates wanting work in higher education, but not in the field they focused on while getting their degrees.
  • Graduates who want to add another component to their teaching license.
  • Advisors who haven't completed professional training in the higher education environment.

Certificate hours can be applied toward a Master of Science in Education with either an elementary or secondary concentration for licensed teachers who apply to the degree program.