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Certificate Requirements


Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies Certificate Requirements

  • These requirements apply to students entering this program in fall 2014 and thereafter. Students who enrolled earlier should consult the catalog in effect at the time they enrolled.
  • You can also reference the graduation requirements for the year in which you enrolled on the portal; view graduation requirements by year (PDF) in the right-hand column of your MyResources page.
  • Read the course descriptions.

This 18-credit program requires the following:

Core Courses (6 credits)

  • Psychopathology and Diagnosis (APPL 610)
    sample syllabus
  • Advanced Treatment Techniques (APPL 616)

If you have already completed these core courses or their equivalents, you may replace them with other courses.

Electives (12 credits)

Choose a maximum of four courses.

*Recent topic taught; Nature   a nd Treatment of Anxiety Disorders.

  • Intermediate Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (APPL 631)
    sample syllabus
    (This course is not a board requirement but is a prerequisite for APPL 632 at UB.)
  • Research Methods (APPL 632)
    sample syllabus
  • Practicum in Counseling (APPL 703)
    sample syllabus
as of spring 15