AASECT Sex Education / Human Sexuality Requirement
AASECT requires that an applicant will have completed a minimum of ninety (90) clock hours of academic coursework in sexuality education, covering general knowledge in the Core Knowledge areas listed below. Of these ninety (90) hours of Core Knowledge, a maximum of seventy-five (75) hours may be earned through eLearning. Education, in any combination, should be from an accredited university / college or approved AASECT program.
When documenting the ninety (90) hours, it is expected that the applicant document at least three (3) clock hours per content area listed under Core Knowledge. [one (1) clock hour = sixty (60) minutes] The remaining hours can be spread as desired among the core areas, with a maximum of twenty (20) hours in any one area.
AASECT also requires 60 hours of Sex Therapy training. Click here to find a description of the AASECT Sex Therapy requirements along with our courses that satisfy each of the Core Knowledge Areas (CKAs).
For the most recent information on AASECT requirements for certification, please check the AASECT website.