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Enhance Your Practice

Online Professional Certificates

Do you want to expand your knowledge and enhance your skills in Trauma Informed Care, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or Tele-Therapy? Explore Moravian's online certificate options to learn how!

If you have already completed your masters degree, you are eligible to pursue Moravian’s behavioral health certificates!

Students completing the Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling program will automatically earn all three certificates during their coursework, while Master of Arts in School Counseling students will earn their Trauma and Telehealth certificates. School Counseling students may also complete the CBT Certificate and complete their degree with 66 credits instead of 60. Students who are not enrolled full-time in this program are also eligible to pursue Moravian’s behavioral health certificates.  

Areas of Study

Trauma Certificate

Prepare yourself with the knowledge to clearly conceptualize, assess, and treat clients who have experienced a variety of traumatic life events. This certificate will cover trauma-informed care with a focus on the cognitive, neurological, psychological, biochemical, developmental, and interpersonal aspects of trauma work. Course content will address trauma-based diagnoses, traumatic grief, vicarious traumatization, crisis intervention, and how and why socio-political realities cause trauma to prevail in specific populations over generations.


  • MCC 600: Trauma Informed Counseling
  • MCC 605: Advanced Trauma Topics
  • MCC 610:  Grief & Bereavement Counseling 
  • MCC 615: Crisis Intervention

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate

Learn how to ethically apply traditional and emerging CBT approaches across a range of practice environments with diverse populations. This certificate will provide a theoretical overview of the theory, principles, and interventions used in CBT. 


  • MCC 620: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • MCC 625: Third Wave Cognitive Behavioral Modalities

Telehealth Certificate

Learn about best practices in distance counseling with an emphasis on ethics, technology, building the therapeutic alliance, and offering impactful interventions in a virtual setting. More details about this certificate will be available soon. 

Student Affairs Administration Certificate

This 12-credit certificate program is for professionals with a master’s degree or above who wish to add a foundation of Student Affairs and higher education administration to their credentials.  This certificate introduces students to the field of Student Affairs, Student Development Theory, leadership and administration, and program design and evaluation.


  • MSAC 510 Professional Orientation & Ethics: Student Affairs Counseling
  • MSAC 530 Human & Student Development Theory: A Lifespan Approach
  • MSAC 555 Leadership & Administration in Higher Education
  • MSAC 536 Program Development, Assessment & Evaluation

How to Apply

Students who hold a master's degree in any discipline or hold a bachelor’s degree and currently work in the mental health field are encouraged to apply. With no prerequisites to complete, you will begin the path to your certificate right away. 

Application Requirements

All applicants must begin by completing Moravian’s free online application. The applications for the Telehealth and Cognitive Behavioral Certificates will be available soon. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis and the GRE is not required for entrance to this program. With your application, please complete the following:

  • Resume
  • Official transcript(s)

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Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in admission/employment:

Dr. Darren Snyder
Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator
1309 Main St. (room 204)
(610) 625-7023
Mailing address: 
Moravian University
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics: 

Rebecca May
Associate Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
109 Johnston Hall
(610) 625-7991
Mailing address:
Moravian University
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018 

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX: 

U.S. Department of Education
Office of Civil Rights
100 Penn Square East, Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323
(215) 656-8541

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at The full policy and grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy.


Let’s Talk

Vanessa Blose is your one-stop shop for all things Clinical Counseling-related. Financial aid, admissions, student support, you name it. She'll be there to help pave the way. Schedule a meeting or connect with her via phone, text, or email.

Vanessa Blose
Student Experience Mentor
(610) 625-7986
Schedule an Appointment