Special Education Transition Specialist Endorsement (Online)

The Special Education Transition Specialist Endorsement program develops highly skilled special education transition specialists who can demonstrate and explicitly explain:

  • career development and transition planning for student with special needs;
  • the vocational assessment for students with special needs:
  • interagency planning and service for students with special needs as they transition for adulthood: and
  • appropriate community environments, methods foe linking community-based instruction, and the interagency agreement methodology for preparing students with multiple and severe disabilities for adulthood.
Program Contact Information:
Robert Loyd
Email: robert.loyd@armstrong.edu
Phone: (912) 344-2905

Degree Hours in Program of Study
M.Ed. 12


Regular Admission Requirements
1. Complete requirements for a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
2. A minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 OR in most recent degree or recommendation from employer
3. Documented T-4 (or higher) certification or equivalent state-issued, clear, renewable teaching certificate in special education.
4. A current clear criminal background check conducted as directed by the College of Education. Note: This requirement may be waived only with evidence of employment as a full-time teacher of record in a public school in Georgia. Evidence must be presented on the College of Education’s Employment Verification Form.
5. A student must be admitted to the university on a degree-admission basis.
*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service (www.naces.org)
Fall Spring Summer
Deadline July 1* Dec 1* April 1*

*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Last updated: 4/27/2018

Office of Graduate Admissions • PO Box 8113 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5384 • gradadmissions@georgiasouthern.edu