Applications are currently being accepted for 2019-2020
Earning a Certificate
Students who wish to earn a formal certificate from Lewis & Clark must be admitted into the certificate program of interest. The certificate program is offered only as degree-applicable credit (500 or 700 level).
Students currently enrolled in a Lewis & Clark master’s degree and wish to enroll in a certificate program may be eligible for an abbreviated application process. Please contact your program’s department office or the graduate admissions office for more information.
Admission to the program requires acceptance and good standing in one of the following Lewis & Clark Counseling Psychology programs: Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy, Professional Mental Health Counseling, Professional Mental Health Counseling-Addictions, or School Psychology. Students in the School Counseling program are also eligible.
With coordinator approval, certificate courses may also be available to alumni of Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling,
Applicants who are not current or former students of Lewis & Clark, should have prior education and/or experience in the counseling field. Faculty will review transcripts and resumes to determine eligibility. Master’s level graduates with comparable prerequisites from a regionally accredited program and students currently undertaking comparable counseling degrees at other regionally accredited institutions may also be approved to pursue admission to the certificate.
To receive priority consideration for admission, the application form and all supporting materials must be received by the Lewis & Clark Graduate Admissions office on or before the published application deadline.
In addition to the prerequisites, the following are required for all who are applying for the Ecopsychology Certificate program:
Submit an online application. A $50 application fee is required.
Describe your goals for pursuing the Ecopsychology Certificate. Your essay should be no more than two pages or 500 words in length. It may be submitted electronically and may be single-spaced or double-spaced.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States (the college or university must be regionally accredited at the time of enrollment and when the degree was conferred) or the foreign equivalent. Applicants must provide official copies of their undergraduate and graduate transcripts indicating degrees earned. Applicants who are currently enrolled in a master’s degree program must provide an official transcript showing progress in the master’s degree program.
Graduates of a non-U.S. university system are required to provide officially evaluated and translated copies of all their college transcripts. Official evaluations and translations are done by outside agencies. Information regarding three such agencies can be found by going to International Applicants.How to submit your transcripts
Lewis & Clark will accept paper or e-transcripts ordered directly from the post-secondary institutions where you earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree. Transcripts cannot be uploaded via the online application. Transcripts must be mailed, emailed or faxed directly from the institution to the Graduate Admissions office. The mailing and email information can be found on the right side of this web page.
Grade Point Average (GPA)
All applicants must hold a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in their graduate degree (and a 2.75 in their undergraduate degree).
Submit a current professional resume listing positions that you have held for three months or longer including your current position. Also include any volunteer work or other professionally related experiences.