Transition Specialist

A program that focuses on the educational, functional and social/emotional needs of students. Consistent with the philosophies of counseling and education programs, emphasis is placed on the critical importance of self-determination and self-advocacy in the transition process.

Transition Specialist Program

Program Tracks Available


Admission Deadline

Summer: Rolling

Degrees Offered

C.G.S., C.A.G.S.


Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies

Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
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508-767-7365 Admissions House - Room 205

Nicholas Cioe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Rehab Counseling, Director of Rehabilitation Counseling, Coordinator of SMVF Program, Director of Transition Specialist
508-767-7063 Kennedy Building - Room 107c

John Landers

Academic Affairs Support Team
508-767-7430 Kennedy Hall - Room 107
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Program Curriculum

Graduate Visit Opportunities

We invite you to learn more about our graduate programs - either through a visit to campus, or by scheduling a phone conversation with an admissions team member or one of our program directors. Contact us today to learn more!

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Admissions Requirements


  • B.A. or B.S. (with a 3.0 overall GPA) for admission in the Transition Specialist: Certificate of Graduate Study (C.G.S.)
  • M.A. or M.S. for admission in the Transition Specialist: Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.)

Application Requirements:

  • Completed Application Dated & Signed
  • $30 Application Fee (waived for AC Alumni)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS for applicants whose native language is not English

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