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Program Details

The University of Florida’s Certificate in Education and Health Care Transition is a program that is delivered through an entirely online format. This program is administered through the university’s College of Education, and offered through the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies. This course of study is designed for graduate students and working professionals in the field of education, medicine, nursing, social work, law, public health, public policy, physicians’ assistants, and various related fields. The program may allow participants to gain new skills in integrating education, health care transition, and building expertise in this developing discipline.

This program’s required curriculum consists of four courses, or 12 credit hours. These courses may be taken either sequentially or independently. The four classes span the topics of Introduction to Education and Health Care Transition, Legal Aspects and Policies in Education and Health Care Transition, Methods for Integrating Education and Health Care Transition, and a Seminar in Education and Health Care Transition. All of the knowledge gained through these courses can be instantly applied in the student’s work setting. Additionally, this program allows students to participate in a community of practice, meaning they will collaborate with other professionals in a cohort-based, online learning environment. Once students have successfully completed all of the required coursework, they may be equipped with the solid educational foundation and skill set necessary to succeed in this important field.

Requirements

Students must have a bachelor's degree.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges