This 15-hour program includes advising coursework in Student Affairs Administration (SAA) to prepare individuals entering the field of collegiate advising. The program also provides a benefit to experienced advisors who wish to enhance their knowledge or will give those with an interest in serving in an advising role the skills and competencies they need to be effective. Students are introduced to advising in broad terms and exposed to the main types of advising common in higher education institutions. Students admitted into the SAA master’s program can add the advising certificate to their degree and work toward earning the certificate simultaneously. Students seeking both the master’s degree and the certificate at the same time will complete 39 hours in SAA graduate courses.
Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.
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This is the first Graduate Certificate in Advising offered in the state.
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