The graduate certificate program in academic advising is designed for those wishing to enter the field of academic advising or those working in academic advising with a degree in another discipline. The master’s degree is typically the entry-level requirements for an advising position at the university level. For those with a graduate degree in another discipline, the certificate can provide a foundation in the theory and practice of advising. For those interested in the field, a certificate can be a concentration within a master’s degree in higher education. The advising certificate consists of 15 hours or required courses and electives. This certificate program is open to non-degree-seeking students only.