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Advanced Official Certificate Program in Professional Counseling

The Advanced Official Certificate Program in Professional Counseling is designed for practicing counselors who already hold a master’s degree in counseling or psychology and are preparing for state licensure or advanced practice as a Professional Counselor. A certificate in advanced graduate work in Professional Counseling is issued upon completion of a combination of 7-18 credits of selected 500-level courses, with a grade of B or better, designated for the certificate program. Candidates for the OCP who are interested in licensure are responsible for working with the Connecticut Department of Public Health regarding specific required coursework for their Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) eligibility.

Application Deadlines for the Advanced Official Certificate Program in Professional Counseling are April 1 for Fall Admission and November 1 for Spring Admission.

Admission criteria for the Advanced Official Certificate Program in Professional Counseling:

  • Master’s degree in counseling or psychology with an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.  

  • Three current professional recommendations

  • Written essay - description of your motivation for advanced graduate study, past experience and future professional goals

  • Interview with program faculty

Completion of the application process involves two steps.

  • The admissions application, application fee, and official transcripts from each college/university (except CCSU) where any course has been taken must be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Office.

  • Recommendations and the essay must be sent directly to the Counseling and Family Therapy Department. (Contact: 860-832-2154)

All students will be required to take the Orientation to Professional Counseling, a 1 credit course.



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