2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Certificate in Sports Counseling and Student Athlete Mental Wellness

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Program Description

The post-baccalaureate certificate program in sports counseling and student athlete mental wellness meets the particular interests and needs of counselors, educators and other helping professionals who work with the athlete population in youth sports programs, interscholastic programs, colleges and universities, community and social agencies, professional sporting agencies, recreational settings, etc.

Note: This graduate certificate will not certify you as a professional counselor. However, it may be possible for the courses to be used for additional credits toward licensure or for continuing education credits. Check your state's licensure laws for more information.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Robert Mehalik

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100% online)


Course Credits
CED 780  Issues and Techniques in Counseling Athletes 3
CED 781  Sports Counseling Programming 3
CED 783  Counseling and Advising Athletes with Death, Loss and Grief  OR  CED 788  Contemporary Topics in Counselor Education (approved related to sports counseling) 3
CED 784  Student Athlete Mental Wellness 3
Total 12

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