Post-master’s Certificate in Child and Family Counseling, Certificate of Advanced Studies

The counseling field is becoming more specialized and competitive. Increasingly, counselors are expected to be competent with a wide range of populations, problem areas, and treatment methods. There is an increasing demand for advanced training. This Certificate of Advanced Studies in Child and Family Counseling meets a need in professional training for the post-master’s-level professional who wants to develop a specialty in counseling practice with children and families. Students must obtain a 3.0 GPA in order to earn the certificate. Students may obtain a Graduate Certificate Request Form by downloading it from the Wilmington University Registrar’s website.

Area Specialization

Core Courses


MHC 6901 Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology


MHC 7501 Family Counseling

MCC 8010 Child and Adolescent Counseling

MCC 8030 Human Sexuality Counseling

MCC 8070 Marriage and Relationship Counseling

MCC 8080 Advanced Family Counseling

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.