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Online Graduate Certificate in Secondary Special Education and Transition at KU.
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For experienced teachers, paraeducators, vocational rehabilitation counselors and community employment providers, the online graduate certificate in secondary special education and transition* offers critical knowledge of school-based transition planning and interagency collaboration. This foundational program is built from the same courses featured in our online master's in secondary special education and transition, which lets graduates of the graduate certificate program apply a select number of credits to the online master's program should they decide later to pursue the full degree.
Designed to be completed in as little as one year, the online secondary special education and transition graduate certificate program lets you focus on the skills needed to align school-based planning with transitionary programs and services that support young adults who are completing high school and looking for career or post-secondary learning opportunities. Disclosure information about the U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment can be seen here.
*This online graduate certificate does not lead to initial nor advanced licensure in special education in the state of Kansas.
Note: In order to enroll in this program, a bachelor's degree is required. No program can guarantee licensure. It is each student’s responsibility to determine the licensure requirements in his or her state and to apply for the licenses or endorsements necessary to his or her career goals. Our department staff and licensure officer can provide individual support during the application process to help you understand your state’s requirements.