Non-Degree Seeking Programs
Designed for professionals in education, nursing, and counseling to continue their education.
Get ahead faster and make a difference sooner with compacted curriculums that work around your workload. Whether you want a career change, certifications, endorsement, or test eligibility and prep, these non-degree offerings help busy professionals grow their expertise and options--with full access to our career planning resources and personalized guidance, but without making the full or long term time commitment a degreed path often requires.
Areas of Study
Advanced Specialty in Christian and Spiritual Counseling
Gain the awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary to effectively and ethically integrate faith with the service-focused profession of counseling. This is a four-course, 12-credit option that is completed in one semester and available 100% online.
Certificate in Addictions Counseling
This certificate is for professionals who are working in the field and are seeking a certification in addictions counseling, including family therapy in addiction. It is a four-course, 12-credit option that can be completed in two semesters and available 100% online.
Certificate in Clinical Supervision
This 12-credit, non-degree, post-baccalaureate certificate is offered 100% online and can be successfully completed in as little as two semesters. Upon completion, licensed professionals will be well positioned to pursue the Center for Credentialing and Education Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) credential and non-licensed professionals may qualify for the Pennsylvania Certification Board's Certified Clinical Supervision (CSC) credential.
Special Education Certification
Successful completion of this option’s required 30 credits garners the academic criteria needed to add special education certification to an existing teaching certificate. It prepares professionals to work with various special needs populations.
Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement Program
Current Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate holders can study to earn the autism spectrum disorders endorsement in this 12-credit program, available fully online. Study the etiology of autism and learn to design educational programs for these students.
Online Teaching Program
Learn effective strategies for teaching online, contemporary issues in technology, and how to integrate technology with teaching and learning. Available for professionals with a wide variety of bachelor’s degree backgrounds, classes are offered fully online in 8 week sessions.
Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Informatics
This 24-credit program is available to students who have already earned their master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Learn to operate clinical information systems and stay current on the healthcare industry’s rapid technological changes.
Waynesburg University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.