Immigrant and Refugee Children and Families

Volume 1: 2020.2021

Effective 1 June 2020 through 31 May 2021

Please see the Temporary Adjustments to Policy on Grading for Graduate Courses for Spring 2020

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Graduate Certificate
18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the School of Education and is only available at the St. Louis home campus.

For information on the general requirements for a certificate, see Certificate Program Policies and Procedures under the Academic Policies section of this catalog.

Program Description

The graduate certificate in immigrant and refugee children and families is for educators who are interested in learning more about working with immigrant and refugee populations. This eighteen credit hour certificate is for those who wish to make an even greater contribution at their workplace. Graduate students are encouraged to assume advocacy roles, to participate in professional organizations, and to contribute to professional conferences and publications.

See also:


  • EPSY 5150 Resilience and Self-Concept Development (3 hours)
  • EPSY 5380 Multicultural Counseling (3 hours)
  • EPSY 5510 Psychosocial Aspects of Migration (3 hours)
  • EPSY 5952 Children, Trauma and Crisis Intervention (3 hours)
  • EPSY 5991 Issues in Assessment: Cultural Diversity & Giftedness in Underserved Populations (3 hours)
  • EPSY 5350 Intercultural Communications (3 hours)


Students who are interested in applying to this program should also see the Admission section found in the front of this catalog for general requirements.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology or related area.
  • Essay.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or better.

Send all admissions materials to:

Office of Admission
Webster University
470 East Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119

Completed application files will be reviewed by the Graduate Department of Education.