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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

Fall: July 15 (Fall 2020 semester begins August 17)


Degrees Offered

C.A.G.S.


School

School of Graduate Studies


Department

Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies, Education

Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

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

Nanho Vander Hart, Ph.D.

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

Sabine Prizio

Academic Affairs Support Team
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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