College of Education and Human Services

Why study special education transition at SHU?

  • Convenient online courses, seven weeks each, that work with your schedule
  • Knowledgeable faculty engaged in transition development and services
  • Four course sequence may be taken independently or be applied toward further graduate studies

The Special Education Transition Certificate will provide the knowledge, skills, and competencies required of secondary special educators and guidance counselors to assist youth and young adults as they transition to postsecondary opportunities.  The certificate is aligned with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) standards related to transition. A Seton Hall University graduate Special Education Transition Certificate will be awarded to students who successfully complete the four-course, 12-credit program.  Students also may apply the 12 credits toward an M.A. in Special Education. *Individual courses within the transition sequence may be taken, but the certificate is only available to those completing the four course sequence.

How to Apply:

To receive a program application, please contact Diana Minakakis, Director of Graduate Admissions, College of Education and Human Services at (973) 275-2824.  E-mail: Diana.Minakakis@shu.edu.  

Curriculum:

Students completing the 12 credits below will receive the Special Education Transition Certificate:

Course Name
Description Credits
EDST 7452 Intro to Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilities, Part 1
3
EDST 7453
Intro to Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilities, Part 2 3
EDST 7454
Transition Assessment: Planning Transition and IEP Development for Youth with Disabilities 3
EDST 7455
The Collaborative Transition Model: An Interdisciplinary/Interagency Approach to a District-Wide Transition Plan 3

 

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