Center for Continuing Studies

Victim Advocacy Certificate

The Victim Advocacy Certificate course meets the training needs of busy professionals who are interested in assisting crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and towards successful recovery.

 As a trained crime Victim Advocate, you may work with:

  • domestic violence shelters,
  • crisis centers,
  • crisis hotlines, or
  • state and county government agencies

Upon graduation from the course, you will be eligible for the Provisional Credential through the National Advocacy Credentialing Program (NACP) in affiliation with the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA).

What you Earn

Successful graduates earn a certificate of completion from St. Cloud State University, and a certificate of course hours completed from The Center for Legal Studies.

2021 Sessions

Cost:  $995 online and text only

  • Aug. 23 - Oct. 8
  • Oct. 18 - Dec. 3
Materials: Highly Recommended Legal Resource: WESTLAW legal research access. Order through The Center for Legal Studies.

Alternate registrations

  • 800-522-7737 to pay with credit card
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Contact: Tammy Anhalt-Warner