Certificates of Advanced Study

Alfred University offers a Certificate of Advanced Study in the following:

Mental Health Counseling

Alfred University’s Downstate Programs through CITE offer practical, convenient, affordable courses for working professionals.

The CITE / Alfred Certificate of Advanced Study in Mental Health Counseling
allows those with a School Counseling Certification to earn NY State Licensure,
which enables you to work outside of the school.
As a licensed counselor, you would be able to work in a hospital,
an agency, or your own practice, and you’d be able to bill insurance.

  • 18 credit program
  • 1/3 the cost of other weekend programs: $1245 for 3 credits.
  • Your complete Advanced Certificate in MHC costs only $7,470
  • Allows NYC School Counselors and School Psychologists to earn NYS Mental Health Licensure
  • Licensure allows you to work in clinical settings.


About us:

Founded in 1836, Alfred University is the second oldest coeducational college in the United States. Alfred strives to be an innovative leader in the delivery of academic excellence and enduring educational value, preparing all students for success in their studies and throughout life.

Alfred University has been recognized for its excellence by the Brookings Institution, US News & World Report, The Fiske Guide to Colleges, the Princeton Review, and Forbes, among others.

CITE is a proud partner, helping extend Alfred’s reach. We aid in delivering Alfred’s innovative Master’s Programs in Mental Health CounselingSchool Counselingand a Certificate of Advanced Study in MHC, to students in and around NYC.

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