Graduate

Transition Specialist C.A.G.S. (with Endorsement)

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 C.A.G.S. (with Endorsement) Program

Program Tracks Available

Online


Admission Deadline
Degrees Offered

C.A.G.S.


School

School of Graduate Studies


Department

Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies, Education

Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Schedule a Conversation
508-767-7365 Admissions House - Room 205

Nanho Vander Hart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education, Director of Special Education, Director of Transition Specialist Program
508-767-7380 Kennedy Memorial Hall - Room 157

Sabine Prizio

Administrative Assistant to Graduate Programs
508-767-7297 Kennedy Hall - Room 169
Feb 1 Tue

Graduate Admissions Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our premier graduate programs as well as the admissions process at Assumption by participating in our webinar on Tuesday, February 1st, at 12:00 pm EST. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions staff throughout the webinar.

Feb. 1, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual
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Feb 9 Wed

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (Orientation)

The 8-week program runs weekly on Wednesdays from February 16 to April 6, 2022.  Attend the Orientation on February 9, 2022 to learn about the program. This program is hosted by the Clinical Counseling Psychology Program, in conjunction with the Aaron T. Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies and the ... Read more

Feb. 9, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Live Online via Zoom
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Feb 16 Wed

Special Education CAGS Opportunities at Assumption Virtual Information Session

Join Dr. Nanho Vander Hart, director of our Special Education programs as she reviews our Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) options. Assumption offers C.A.G.S. options for those interested in working in a number of areas. You will have the opportunity to chat with the program directo ... Read more

Feb. 16, 2022
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual
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Transition Specialist Events

Feb 1 Tue

Graduate Admissions Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our premier graduate programs as well as the admissions process at Assumption by participating in our webinar on Tuesday, February 1st, at 12:00 pm EST. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions staff throughout the webinar.

Feb. 1, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual
Register Now
Feb 9 Wed

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (Orientation)

The 8-week program runs weekly on Wednesdays from February 16 to April 6, 2022.  Attend the Orientation on February 9, 2022 to learn about the program. This program is hosted by the Clinical Counseling Psychology Program, in conjunction with the Aaron T. Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies and the ... Read more

Feb. 9, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Live Online via Zoom
Register Now
Feb 16 Wed

Special Education CAGS Opportunities at Assumption Virtual Information Session

Join Dr. Nanho Vander Hart, director of our Special Education programs as she reviews our Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) options. Assumption offers C.A.G.S. options for those interested in working in a number of areas. You will have the opportunity to chat with the program directo ... Read more

Feb. 16, 2022
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual
Register Now

Program Curriculum

Faculty

Graduate Admission Events and Ways to Connect With Us

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

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Admissions Requirements

Prerequisites:

M.A. or M.S. for admission in the Transition Specialist: Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.)

For Massachusetts Transition Specialist Endorsement: 

1. Educators who hold one of the following licenses at either the Initial or Professional level:

  • Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8; 5-12)
  • Teacher of Students with Severe Disabilities (All)
  • Teacher of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (All)
  • Teacher of the Visually Impaired (All)
  • School Guidance Counselor
  • School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor

2. Candidates who hold a license as a Rehabilitation Counselor or certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor

Application Requirements:

  • Completed Application 
  • 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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