Official Certificate Program

Transition Specialist

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials ( 
    •  $50 application fee 
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 2.70 or higher)  
    • Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.00 on all post-baccalaureate coursework 
  3. Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related field; or hold a professional license or certification as a Special Education Teacher, School Counselor, School Psychologist, Social Worker, Rehabilitation Counselor or Counselor  
  4. Proof of two years of experience working in your respective field of special education, school guidance, school psychology, social work, rehabilitation, school psychology, or general counseling  
  5. Two current professional recommendations  
  6. Essay describing your motivation for advanced graduate study, past experience, and future professional goals  
  7. Interview with program faculty 

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail: 

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050