Through a wide vareity events and publications, an awards and scholarships program that honors individuals and institutions
making significant contributions to the improvement of academic
advising, as well as a program for emerging leaders designed to provide leadership development opportunities to members, NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students.
Kansas State University offers
both a Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising in Higher
Education and a Master of Science in Academic Advising Degree
in partnership with NACADA. Both programs provide an opportunity
for faculty, full-time academic advisors, and administrators
to gain an understanding of many issues and skills needed
to deliver effective academic advising at the post-secondary
level of education.