CBA Online Course (Spring 2017)

An online course on how to develop, deliver and evaluate a CBA as an integral part of your school counseling program will next be offered in the Spring 2017 semester through the Department of Continuing and Professional Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


Monday, January 23, 2017 through Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Registration Information

Registration for the Spring 2017 Semester begins on Monday, November 7, 2016. The course title is EDUC 703: Administration of Guidance and Counseling (The course title is : EDUC 703: Administration of Guidance and Counseling. (Adm Guid & Coun).

Register online at:

At the top of the page is a place (“Class  Search”) to enter the “Course Number” to go directly to the course. Enter 80912 and click on “Go.” On the course page is a link for “How to Enroll.”

Credit Hours

3 graduate credits.


$1,314 ($438/credit).

Spring 2017 Course Syllabus

Click HERE for a “pdf” version of the CBA Online Course Syllabus

Results You Can Expect to Achieve

The CBA course will help successfully use these six building blocks to improve your students’ learning outcomes, achieve excellence in your school counseling program, and enhance your practice as a professional school counselor.

Building Blocks for Excellence Final 4-12-16

Another Option

If you are not looking for college credit, but are more interested in learning about specific aspects of a CBA (e.g., curriculum development, student assessment, program planning and evaluation) We offer a variety of topic-specific online workshops. “Certificates of Completion” are awarded upon the successful completion of the workshop (for all participants in the professional development opportunity.

See the “Consulting Services” module for more information, especially our “In with a Problem, Out with a Plan” workshop which we will design based on your specific needs.