Are you driven to support and inspire others through a career in counseling? Do you already hold a bachelor’s degree but would like to focus your interests so you’re better able to serve? A graduate certificate in Counseling will help you reach your goal.
Choose from seven concentrations that lead to unique careers, all offered 100% online through PennWest’s highly regarded Global Online program.
You’ll be mentored by expert faculty who are committed to providing you with additional knowledge and a developmentally sound academic experience. Upon completion, you will have the skills you need to become an effective leader and practitioner.
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Months of full-time study is all it takes to complete your degree. You can also choose to complete your degree part-time while you continue to work in your current role.
Credits may be utilized as ACT 48 continuing education units and be applied toward Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) continuing education requirements.
Rated a Top Program in the Northeast by Best Counseling Degrees
Varies by concentration
Why Earn a Counseling Certificate at PennWest?
All certificate programs at PennWest are built on the foundation of our renowned graduate training in Counseling, which consistently receives national recognitions for excellence and affordability:
The demand for counselors is growing. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of substance abuse, behavioral disorder and mental health counselors is projected to grow 22 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.Approximately 43,600 job openings for substance abuse, behavioral disorder and mental health counselors are projected each year over the next decade. As a counseling professional, you may work in a wide variety of settings, including outpatient and residential mental health centers, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, prisons, schools, businesses and governmental agencies.
PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.