The Graduate Certificate in the Transition Specialist Program is designed to prepare professionals with Bachelors Degrees in Education or related fields to faciltate successful school-to-work transition planning for individuals with disabilities.
Dr. Richard Lombard
Phone: (262) 472-5813
Phone: (262) 472-1106
A Bachelor's Degree
A minimum of 2.75 overall as an undergraduate
Applicants for this program must have taken SPECED-606: Career and Vocational Programming for Students with Disabilities or the equivalent.
Note: Credits earned in the Transitions Specialist Certificate Program may also count for the Master of Science in Education Degree Program in Special Education.
The Certificate Program will require a minimum of 15 credits of the courses listed below. This is a tentative list of courses to be included in the program.
SPECED-703 PROMOTING REFORM THROUGH COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP
SPECED-706 VOCATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
SPECED-781 SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITIONAL PROGRAMMING
SPECED-702 REFLECTIVE PRACTICE AND ACTION RESEARCH
SPECED-704 APPLIED FIELD ACTION RESEARCH IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
Completion of the capstone course, Applied Action Research in Special Education (SPECED-704), represents the final requirement for the Transition Specialist Certificate.