Saint Joseph's pre-health post-baccalaureate certificate is designed for individuals who are pursuing admission to medical, dental, optometry, veterinary, or podiatry programs. Complete this 8-credit certificate in as little as a year.
Counseling and Psychology Professions Post-Bacc Certificate
Behavioral health professionals provide critically important services to millions of people each year. Offered 100% online, Saint Joseph's University's Counseling and Psychology Professions Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is designed to help you pivot into a career in mental health by preparing you for graduate training in a variety of mental health fields including counseling and clinical psychology.
What is a Post-Baccalaureate in Counseling and Psychology Professions?
The Post-Baccalaureate in Counseling and Psychology Professions from Saint Joseph's University is ideal for college graduates who do not have a degree in psychology or a related field but have a bachelor's degree in another discipline and seek preparation for a career in the mental health field. The program will introduce you to the many varieties of mental health professions while you take preparatory and prerequisite courses so you can apply to masters-level graduate programs that are fit your interests and goals.
What Can You Do with a Post-Baccalaureate in Counseling and Psychology Professions?
If your undergraduate degree is not in psychology, this certificate program will provide the knowledge and skills needed to take the next step in your career or to enroll in a master's or related degree program in counseling or psychology. Careers for those who obtain a Post-Baccalaureate in Counseling and Psychology Professions include:
Relevant careers for those who obtain a Post-Baccalaureate in Counseling and Psychology Professions include:
- Marriage and Family Therapist
- Social worker
- Health Educator
- Behavioral Health Professional
How will a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate from Saint Joseph’s University Enhance Your Career in Counseling and Psychology?
Throughout the certificate program, you will have access to our advising services and the option to take a course specifically about career path options in mental health fields. You'll also have resources to help navigate the application process for continued education, should you want to move onto a master's-level or doctoral degree program.
With a post-baccalaureate certificate in counseling and psychology professions, you'll be poised to follow your calling to help others. This program is offered 100% online, giving you the flexibility to complete all coursework around your schedule and from the comfort of your home.