Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate - Online Program


The Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate is a fully online, 9-hour certificate program designed to provide students from different mental health educational backgrounds with the opportunity to broaden their scope of practice; thus, increasing counseling skills and increasing job opportunities by helping practitioners become more competitive in the job market. This program is for master's- or doctoral-level mental health providers as well as current graduate level counseling/mental health students. Students who complete this master’s level, online certificate will be able to provide enhanced expressive arts therapies.

This program is 100% online.

Admission Requirements

Meets all UTRGV Graduate College admission requirements and be either a:

  1. Current graduate student in a counseling or related program, or
  2. Graduate of a graduate-level counseling or related programs. Relevant counseling programs include rehabilitation counseling, school counseling, clinical psychology, addictions/substance abuse counseling, and other mental health counseling discipline.

Program Requirements

Required Courses - 9 Hours

EXAR 7310Principles of Expressive Arts


EXAR 7321Expressive Arts Therapy Modalities


EXAR 7331Expressive Arts Therapy with Special Populations


Total Credit Hours: 9