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2020 Graduate Catalog 
2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Advising in Higher Education Graduate Certificate (50-858) (18 hours)

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Student Learning Outcomes - Students will develop a foundation of knowledge concerning academic advising in educational organizations, understand the implications of academic advising on student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of the student’s educational program.

  • Become familiar with a variety of advising techniques, relevant variables that affect the advising interaction, and issues that impact on the advising profession
  • Develop a conceptual understanding of the components of effective academic advising, such as organization and delivery of academic advising,
  • Advising non-traditional and under-represented students, and understand ethical and legal implications and assessment approaches.

To be accepted into the program, a student must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall GPA of 2.70 (based on 4.00 scale). In addition to completing the Graduate School application process, two letters of recommendation and a personal statement of career goals and programs fit must be submitted electronically to the program. These documents can be sent to rbowman@ucmo.edu.

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