Advanced Official Certificate Program

Professional Counseling

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials (  
    • Three current professional recommendations
    • Written essay - description of student’s motivation for advanced graduate study, past experience, and future professional goals
    • $50 application fee 
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 3.00 or higher)
    • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, MFT, social work, or related field with an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher
  3. Interview with program faculty  

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail: 

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050