About This Degree

This certificate is specialized training focused on transition which is the progression of youth and students with disabilities from secondary education to post-secondary employment, education, and living. The featured content of the certificate is focused on responsibilities and roles applied to the education of and services for transition-age students with disabilities (i.e., in school and 16 - 22 years old) and/or youth with disabilities (i.e., out of school and 14 - 24 years old) and their parents, families, and/or support team members. The advantages of completing the certificate are gains in basic level knowledge of assessment, planning, and service provisions applied to transition.

Differential Tuition

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services may charge differential tuition for this program. Differential tuition is an added cost per credit for courses in the program. See the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for more information.

View Potential Careers

Those interested in and/or already working with transition-age individuals with disabilities are employed in a variety of settings, including:

  • Public sector
  • Vocational rehabilitation counseling agencies
  • Secondary schools
  • Universities and/or colleges
  • Community rehabilitation
  • Disability resource centers
  • Workforce services and other human resource centers
  • Veteran's Administration
  • Independent living centers
  • Mental health centers
  • Addiction centers
  • Justice system

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International Students

Online classes are not available to USU F-1 and J-1 sponsored students. International students sponsored by USU on a F-1 visa can study at Logan or Price campus and must register for face-to-face classes. International students sponsored by USU on a J-1 visa can study at Logan campus and must register for face-to-face classes.