Academic Advising Graduate Programs

We offer three graduate programs in academic advising: a Certificate in Academic Advising, a Master’s degree in Academic Advising, and a Ph.D. in Leadership in Academic Advising. Both programs are offered online and were developed in collaboration with NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA).

The Academic Advising Program blog has specific information for students in the graduate programs.

Academic Advising Graduate Certificate (Online)

The graduate certificate program is designed to prepare students for positions as academic advisors in college and university settings and to provide additional skills and knowledge for advisors already in the field of academic advising.

Academic Advising Master's Degree (Online)

This program is designed to prepare academic advising professionals to work more effectively with postsecondary students in their academic and career planning. The degree is intended for practicing advisors and administrators desiring more formal education relating to academic advising, for faculty seeking advising knowledge beyond their discipline, and for students anticipating academic advising roles. The degree program is 30 hours and all courses are offered online.

Leadership in Academic Advising Doctorate (Ph.D.) (Online)

This Ph.D. program is cohort-based and prepares professionals for leadership roles in research and teaching focused on academic advising in higher education, with an emphasis on the contributions of diversity, theory, practice and research of professional advising.

How'd You Get That Job?

Careers in Student Affairs and Academic Advising

For more information about Academic Advising graduate programs, call 785-532-5541 or email