The Identity and Leadership Development for Counselors Certificate is a 12 credit program, requiring four of the following courses, and can be completed within two summers.

Course work must be completed within five years of declaring certificate candidacy. Credit may be awarded within the time frame for courses taken prior to admission.

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • SCCO 601: Introduction to Identity and Leadership Development for Counselors (3 credits)
  • SCCO 614: College and Career Readiness (3 credits)
    or EDAD 600: Introduction to Educational Leadership (3 credits)
  • CPSY 678: Theories and Techniques of Counseling the Culturally Diverse (3 credits)
    or EDAD 630: Human Resource Development (3 credits)
  • CPSY 609: Counseling Ethics and Professional Issues (3 credits)
    or EDAD 686: School Law (3 credits)

Recommended Schedule

  • Year One 
    All summer session (5-week session that begins in early- to mid-May): SCCO 601
    Second summer session (5-week session that begins in mid June): SCCO 614 or EDAD 600
  • Year Two
    First summer session: CPSY 609 or EDAD 686
    Second summer session: CPSY 678 or EDAD 630