Jun 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Advising Certificate


Dr. Nicole Knickmeyer
Chair, Department of Psychological Science and Counseling
Associate Professor
Location: Clement Building, Room 205B
Phone:  931-221-7232
Email: knickmeyern@apsu.edu
Website: www.apsu.edu/psychology

Dr. Nanci Woods
Professor, Psychological Science and Counseling
Location: Clement Building, Room 223B
Phone: 931-221-7236
Email: woodsn@apsu.edu

A 12 credit (4 course) graduate certificate in academic advising. The 4 courses will cover Foundations of Academic Advising; Counseling Diverse Populations; Theories and Counseling in Career Development; and Advising Emerging Adult Populations. Courses will be taught in Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer 1 & 2 which would allow a student to complete the program in a 12 month period.

Admissions Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application Fee:  $45 domestic or $55 international
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Verification of lawful presence in the United States (i.e. submit a license or other approved document)
  • Bachelor’s degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • Personal statement - Applicants should submit a 300-500 word essay detailing the reasons for wanting to enter the graduate certificate program and discussing how the program will help the applicant achieve personal and professional goals.

For more information about the application process, please visit apsu.edu/grad-studies.


Academic Advising