May 30, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sexuality Education, Certificate

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Certificate in Sexuality Education
AU Seattle
Credits for Degree: 20 quarter credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Low-residency
Standard time to completion: 12 months

Program Overview

Our Certificate in Sex Education is designed for students, alumni, and community members who hold a Bachelor’s Degree-or-higher in Education or Equivalent field to broaden their educator skills specific to delivering content around and promoting sexual health.

Antioch’s certificate has been developed for currently enrolled students and post-graduate professionals to meet the minimum education credit requirements to achieve certification as a sexuality educator as issued by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Antioch University Seattle is an approved provider of AASECT Continuing Education Credits (provider ID# 18-123-AU) and students will receive up to 200 hours of Continuing Education Credits during the course of the program.

This certificate program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact

Admission Requirements

  • Online application form 
  • Transcript 
  • Recommender 
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume 
  • Personal statement 
  • Provide proof of either: Current enrollment in an AUS Masters in Education, OR Couple and Family Therapy or Clinical Mental Health Counseling program; Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; or PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision; at Antioch University or equivalent institution OR Bachelors-Masters- or Doctorate-level degree in education OR a clinical mental health-related field Attend orientation with a certificate advisor and/or faculty prior to enrollment in the certificate program; sign acknowledgment of sexual conduct and ethics and grievance policy. 

Applicants to the Certificate in Sex Education may waive credits for course equivalencies.

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

Plan of Study

Certificate Coursework (20 total quarter credits)

Equivalent coursework will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may be applied for transfer equivalency and waived from the required course list.

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