Western Kentucky University

Certificate in Career Services

The 15-hour graduate Certificate in Career Services (CCS) at Western Kentucky University provides career counselors, educators, and other helping professionals with the advanced knowledge and skills needed to better serve students and clients.

Participants in this certificate program are prepared to assist students to be more engaged in the educational experience through appropriate academic major and career choice, which may lead to higher retention of current students and successful transition to the workforce. The CCS program complements the master's degree programs in student affairs, school counseling, and clinical mental health counseling.

Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

Learn More: Interview with Dr. Aaron Hughey – CCS Program Coordinator at Western Kentucky University
We provide a very hands-on, applications-oriented educational experience taught by caring faculty who are committed to helping each student reach their full potential.Read more from Dr. Aaron Hughey's interview

Program Information

School Name: Western Kentucky University

Program Name: Certificate in Career Services 

Program Length: N/A

Enrollment Type: N/A

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Phone Number: (270) 745-0111

Program Requirements:

  • 15 Credits
  • Career Counseling Internship

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Admissions Application with $60 fee
  • Undergradute Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose:
    • Reasons for wanting to pursue this certificate program
    • How your previous life and educational experiences are applicable to this program
    • How you plan to use the credential in the future