Post Secondary

The Graduate Certificate in Postsecondary Access and Success Programs is a five-course, 15-credit offering designed for those working or wanting to work in pre-college preparation programs and/or postsecondary academic and student support services. Often, these programs serve students traditionally underrepresented in higher education as socio-economically disadvantaged students. 

Students learn:

  • Organizational behavior
  • Student development theory
  • Foundations of postsecondary access and success programs
  • Pre-college and postsecondary program models
  • Postsecondary program practices

Learn more about the Graduate Certificate in Postsecondary Access and Success Programs on the CSU Online website

Effective Spring 2019 

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required Courses
EDHE 655Foundations of College Opportunity Programs3
EDHE 673Student Development Theory3
EDHE 676Organizational Behavior and Campus Ecology3
Students complete 6 credits in their area of choice (Precollegiate or Postsecondary)6
Precollegiate (6 credits)
Pre-College Program Models
Precollege Access Programs
Postsecondary (6 credits)
College Opportunity Program Models
Postsecondary Opportunity Programs Practice
Program Total Credits:15

*This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate.