The Transition Specialist Certificate is designed to prepare professionals with undergraduate degrees in education or related fields to teach and support individuals with disabilities as they transition from high school to adult life.
Dr. Lana Collet-Klingenberg
Phone: (262) 472-5380
Phone (262) 472-4877
Note: Units earned in the Transitions Specialist Certificate Program may also count toward the Master of Science in Education Degree Program in Special Education, Professional Development emphasis.
The online Transition Specialist certificate is 15 graduate credits. All credits can count toward a MSE in special education through the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, if you are interested. The program is fully online and our department is accredited through both National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The online modules stress only evidenced-based interventions and courses go through an accreditation process called Quality Matters to ensure that the online access is as seamless as possible.
The courses are offered in the following rotation:
Applying is easy. You will find both the downloadable and online application at: http://www.uww.edu/gradstudies/application.php. The department does not require letters of recommendation. You do need to send in transcripts and the 56.00 application fee.
The website for tuition information is https://uwwcost.uww.edu/
The website for financial aid is http://www.uww.edu/financialaid/