Student Assistance Coordinator Certificate

Student Assistance Coordinator Certificate

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Student Assistance Coordinator Certificate





Next Classes Start

August 27, 2024

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Program at a Glance

This 21-credit program fulfills curriculum requirements for the New Jersey Student Assistance Coordinator Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing. Be prepared to provide in-school assessment; crisis intervention and counseling; and referral services to students experiencing personal, family, or peer difficulties. Courses can be taken as part of, or in addition to, the required courses needed for the 60-credit master’s program in counseling.

Program Coordinator : Mark Woodford,


  • full time: 1 year
  • part time: up to 6 years


  • On campus


  • required


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This certificate is suited for you if you would like to work with students experiencing personal, family, or peer difficulties and you plan to apply for the New Jersey SAC CEAS (which will be supplied by the NJ Department of Education). Program applicants must meet the admission requirements of TCNJ’s Department of Counselor Education.


Graduates of this program play a specialized counseling role in elementary and/or secondary school settings.

Engaged Faculty

Learn from nationally and internationally recognized faculty who are fully engaged with their students. Your professor knows your name and teaches all of your classes. You won’t find any TAs here.

Extensive Network

Study alongside peers with solid counseling experience, learn from faculty who have valuable contacts in their field, and benefit from an alumni community with strong professional connections.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application and all supplemental documents.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Department of Counselor Education provides program details, including curriculum requirements.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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CACREP accredits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world.

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