Graduate Certificate in Mental Health for Education

Classes start: 27 February 2023
Application Deadline: 17 February 2023

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4 subjects

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Commonwealth Supported Places

There are a limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places for the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health for Education that have been made available this term.

The total cost of the course with a CSP is $2,062 (normally $12,500).

Make a difference in the mental health of your students.

Designed specifically for educators, our Online Graduate Certificate in Mental Health for Education can teach you how to make a positive impact on the mental health of students as well as how to manage mental health within the school system. Throughout our Certificate’s four subjects, you will explore topics in school responsiveness, trauma theory, experiences and perceptions of mental illness and therapeutic skills for mental health.

When you complete the Graduate Certificate, you will be able to:

The La Trobe Online Graduate Certificate of Mental Health for Education is a nested qualification within the Master of Education that can be taken as a standalone Graduate Certificate. Upon completing the Certificate, you have the option of continuing to La Trobe’s Master of Education degree with advanced standing.

Career outlook

Head Teacher $71,000 – $125,000
per year

Education Coordinator $53,000 – $93,000
per year

Wellness Coordinator $50,000 – $81,000
per year

All salary information provided by Payscale.com

Why study La Trobe’s online Graduate Certificate in Mental Health for Education?

Flexible learning structure for working educators

You can complete the fully online course in as little as six months full-time or one year part-time.

La Trobe is ranked in the top 50 best universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021 by Subject: Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health

La Trobe’s education subjects are ranked in the top 150 worldwide

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021

About La Trobe University

At La Trobe University, we believe you need a powerful skill set beyond what you learn in a textbook. We teach you how to adapt to new situations, connect with others, take the lead and think differently, all while you learn the skills and knowledge you need to advance your career.

*Times Higher Education (THE, 2020)