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

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Admission Deadline

Fall: Rolling
Spring: Rolling
Summer*: Rolling

*Suggested start term for this program

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Degrees Offered

C.A.G.S.


School

School of Graduate Studies


Department

Education



Aug 1 Mon

Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our premier graduate programs as well as the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar on Monday, August 1st, at 5:00 pm EST. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the webina ... Read more

Aug. 1, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Transition Specialist Events

Aug 1 Mon

Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our premier graduate programs as well as the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar on Monday, August 1st, at 5:00 pm EST. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the webina ... Read more

Aug. 1, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
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Program Contact

Karissa Bardsley

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Coordinator of Professional Development Institute Programs
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508-767-7511 Admissions House - Room 204

Nanho S. 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

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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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General Graduate Studies Admissions Requirements

  • Completed Application Dated & Signed
  • 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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