Transition Services Certificate
*Transition Services Certificate program beginning August of 2018.
The Transition Services certificate is designed to help rehabilitation counselors understand the pre-employment transition requirement and evidence-based practices in secondary transition.
- 16 graduate credit hours
- Complete in 1 year (3 semesters)
- Work closely with Special Education Professionals
- All classes offered through distance education (courses are streamed live through the internet in the evenings).
- RSA Scholarships available
Course work includes:
|Course #||Course Title||Credits||Instructor||Day/time||Semester Offered|
|REH 6560||Fundamental Skills in Transition||3||Kathleen Oertle||Wednesday/5:00-7:30 pm||Fall 2018|
|REH 6560||Legal Foundations in Transition and Rehabilitation||3||Timothy Riesen||Tuesday/5:00-7:30 pm||Fall 2018|
|REH 6510||Transition to Supported Competitive Employment||2||Timothy Riesen||Tuesday/5:00-6:45 pm||Spring 2019|
|REH 6530||Transition to Post-Secondary Education||2||Kathleen Oertle||Wednesday/5:00-6:45 pm||Spring 2019|
|REH 6520||Transition Practicum I: Services Leading to Supported/Competitive Employment||2||Timothy Riesen||Tuesday/5:00-5:59 pm||Summer 2019|
|REH 6540||Transition in Practicum II: Services Leading to Post-Secondary Education||2||Timothy Riesen||Tuesday/6:00-7:00 pm||Summer 2019|
|REH 6560||Collaboration in Transition||2||Kathleen Oertle||Wednesday/5:00-6:45 pm||Summer 2019|
How to Apply
*Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
To apply for the program, we require:
1) Submission of online application (Link to application will be available early 2018).
2) Copy of transcript (does not have be an official copy) verifying your most recent degree sent to:
Transition Services Certificate Program
Special Education & Rehabilitation
Utah State University
2865 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-2865
3) $35 application fee (check made out to Special Education & Rehabilitation) to Kris at the address above (online payments not available at this time).
Email Kris Wengreen at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application.
RSA Scholarships are currently available. There is a payback required for this scholarship. If you receive scholarship funding, you agree to work in a qualifying rehabilitation counseling position for 2 years for every 1 year of support received. The payback time begins when you complete the certificate (there is a grace period to obtain qualifying employment). If you do not work in a qualifying position after certificate completion, you will be required to pay back the $ amount of the scholarship received to the Rehabilitation Services Administration.
Fill out the application and mail, email, or fax to Kris Wengreen (email@example.com, FAX: 435-797-3572). Attach a short resume. Make sure you read and understand the RSA Scholarship handbook.