Certificate and Degree Programs

This list is provided to our members seeking continuing education, certifications and degrees related to childhood bereavement. If you know of degrees, certifications or programs offered in your area, please send us their contact information - EMAIL.

Note: The NAGC does not endorse any program included on this list. Those interested in seeking further education in the grief support field should thoroughly research the programs listed.

Listing is Alphabetical
Arizona State University (School of Social Work)
Education Programs Offered:
Trauma and Bereavement Certificate
Contact Information:
411 N. Central Avenue, Suite 800
Phoenix, AZ 85004-0689
(602) 496-0800 (P)
(602) 496-0960 (F)

Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC)
Education Programs Offered:
Certification in Thanatology
Fellow in Thanatology
Contact Information:
111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015 USA
(847) 509-0403 (P)
(847) 480-9282 (F)

Bristol Community College
Education Programs Offered:
Certificate in Thanatology
Contact Information:
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
(508) 678-2811

Hood College
Education Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Thanatology
Certificate in Thanatology
Contact Information:
401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, Maryland 21701
(301) 663-3131

Madonna University
Education Programs Offered:
Post-Master's Certificate in Bereavement
Contact Information:
36600 Schoolcraft Road 
Livonia, Michigan 48150
800-852-4951, ext. 5667

Marian University
Education Programs Offered:
Master of Science in Leadership with a Concentration in Grief & Bereavement
100% online Master of Science in Thanatology and a Graduate Certificate in Thanatology
Contact Information:
Tracy Qualmann
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699
(920) 923-7159 (P)
1-800-2-MARIAN and ext. 7159

National Center for Death Education at Mt. Ida College
Education Programs Offered:
Certificate in Thanatology
Summer Institute on Grief & Loss
Online Courses
Contact Information:
777 Dedham St. 
Newton, MA 02459
(617) 928-4727 (P)

The National University System, Center for Integrative Health
Education Programs Offered:
Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Studies (On-line)
Contact Information:
11355 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
(866) 682-2237 Ext. 3530

University of Maryland
Education Programs Offered:
Death, Dying, and Mourning: Applied Thanatology Online Graduate Certificate Program
Contact Information:
Michelle Pearce
Program Director
Graduate School
620 West Lexington Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
(410) 706-6164


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