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Graduate Certificate in Partnerships with Individuals with Disabilities & Their Families


Program Overview

This certificate program will offer professionals information and strategies to work collaboratively and in partnership with individuals who have disabilities and their family members or stakeholders. This certificate program is appropriate for educators, administrators, agency personnel, counselors, or others who interact with individuals with disabilities and their stakeholders. 

Special Notes about the Program

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Please visit the Financial Aid website for more information regarding eligibility.


Application Information

Helpful Information:

Application Requirement Information

International Applicant Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . April 15

The following must be submitted by the posted deadline. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a graduate non-degree seeking applicant (limitations apply).

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements

Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study. 

  • Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Program requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in exceptional education, special education, deaf education, psychology, social work, public administration, elementary education, secondary education, educational leadership or related field.


Average Length
of the Program

1 year
Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Deborah Reed

Associate Instructor

(904) 620-1756

Building 57 , Room 3504