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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Military and Civilian Trauma Studies Certificate


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Program Coordinator: W. Leigh Atherton (4425-B Health Sciences Building; 252-744-6290; athertonw@ecu.edu)

The Military and Civilian Trauma Studies Certificate prepares counselors or related professionals to provide appropriate and effective counseling services for both civilian and veteran/military populations exposed to trauma. This certificate is open to those who possess a clinical graduate degree in counseling or related field or students currently enrolled in a graduate counseling or related field degree program.

The certificate requires 12 s.h. as follows:  

Required courses:


Retention Standards


Good academic standing in accordance with the ECU Graduate School guidelines is required.

  • Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in all required courses for the certificate to graduate.

Students not maintaining the criteria above may be placed on academic probation in accordance with Graduate School policies.

​In addition, the program has specific regulations:

  • No course may be repeated to earn the certificate; and
  • Receiving a grade of F in any required certificate course is an automatic dismissal.

Students not maintaining the criteria will be dismissed from the program in accordance with departmental policies. 

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