Advanced Certificates (AC)

Advanced certificates are short, focused programs at the graduate level designed to give students advanced skills in a particular subject or area of specialization. A range of advanced certificate programs are offered both on campus and online. These certificates can be taken concurrently with another program at UB, or as a stand-alone.

4/26/18
Our advanced certificate in applied statistical analysis focuses on providing a solid foundation from which you may pursue either doctoral studies or a career as a researcher whose job entails analyzing statistical data (especially as related to education). This certificate enhances your employability, and any student holding or pursuing a master's or doctoral degree from any discipline may complete this certificate.
9/19/18
Our advanced graduate certificate in mental health counseling focuses on providing you with the necessary skills to transform the lives of your clients and advance your career goals. If you hold a master’s degree in counseling, our program will result in your eligibility to take the New York State licensing exam in mental health counseling. 
8/28/18
This program meets your need for continuing education in the area of mindfulness counseling for wellness and engagement if you are in the helping profession and are a professional psychologist, social worker, mental health counselor, school psychologist, school counselor, administrator, lawyer, teacher, occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, audiologist or doctor. 
9/27/18
Our rehabilitation counseling advanced certificate program is for you if you hold a master's degree in counseling or a Category R field (see Program Coursework below) and you want to help veterans or people with disabilities return to work or live independently. You will learn how to build your counseling skills and work with clients to overcome or manage the personal, social, and professional effects of disabilities on achieving their goals. Our program provides you with the educational requirements to be eligible for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential while complying with all Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) requirements.
9/26/18
Our advanced certificate in school counseling focuses on training school counselors to assist students in grades K-12 in academic, career and personal/social development. Our program is for you if you have a master's degree in school counseling and are seeking permanent certification as a school counselor in New York State. Upon completion of this program, you will be able to work as a school counselor in New York State.