May 25, 2018
The advanced certificate in sex counseling is intended for counselors, psychologists,
social workers and other mental health professionals who wish to broaden their
knowledge base into the area of sex counseling. Students are required to complete
19 semester hours of classroom instruction which include 3 semester hours of supervised internship.
The 19-semester hour program is described below. May be completed on a part- or
- Master’s degree in counseling or allied field.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Personal interview with the Program Director.
- A detailed resume of professional, clinical and related experiences.
- A statement of professional goals and objectives (all to be typed).
In addition to an evaluation of the student’s general background in psychology,
each student must have completed the following prerequisites or their equivalent.
Choose Two From:
Select two of the following courses, or their equivalent:
- IS 241 - Values in Sexuality (New College course), 3 s.h.
- PSY 85 - Psychological Aspects of Human Sexual Behavior, 3 s.h.
- PSY 88 - Theories and Practice of Interviewing, 3 s.h.
- SOC 160 - Sociology of Gender, 3 s.h.
- SOC 171 - Intimate Human Behavior, 3 s.h.
Though undergraduate courses may be used to fulfill a prerequisite requirement,
no graduate credit will be given for these courses toward this program.
Program Requirements - Semester Hours: 19
A. Required Courses - Semester Hours: 16
B. Elective - Semester Hours: 3
Chosen with advisement.
- Completion of all program requirements.
- A minimum grade point average of 3.0 in overall graduate course work.