Graduate Certificate in Special Education Transition Services
The Graduate Certificate in Special Education Transition Services is designed for post-bachelor’s degree students interested in developing and increasing their skills in the area of special education transition services. The training is also of benefit to special educators seeking a master’s degree with an emphasis on transition services and to employees in state agencies with responsibility for supporting adults with disabilities in the workforce and vocational rehabilitation fields. The Graduate Certificate in Special Education Transition Services courses are aligned with the Council for Exceptional Children’s Advanced Special Education Transition Specialist standards.
This Graduate Certificate is eligible to receive Title IV funding – Direct Unsubsidized Loans and Graduate PLUS loans by request. To be considered for aid, students need to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Applicants seeking admission to the Graduate Certificate in Special Education Transition Services must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admission:
The Graduate Certificate in Special Education Transition Services is comprised of three special education courses and one counseling course with a concentrated focus on career development and counseling to facilitate transition from secondary education to adult settings. This program affords access to the necessary online learning resources, including access to materials and support from the SHSU Newton Gresham Library as well as technology support from IT@Sam.
The specialization courses for the Graduate Certificate in Special Education Transition Services is offered online and includes the following required courses:
|Graduate Certificate in Transition Services|
|COUN 5370||Career Cnsling Across Lifespan||3|
|SPED 5306||Transition Services Ind w Dis||3|
|SPED 5307||Transition Assessment and Inst||3|
|SPED 5309||Leadership in Transition Serv||3|