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Partnerships with Individuals with Disabilities & Their Families Certificate



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

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

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1
Spring Term . . . . . December 1
Summer Term . . . April 15

Graduate Program Director

Dr. Deborah Reed
Associate Instructor
Building 57, Room 3504

The following items must be submitted no later then the deadline posted above. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been canceled, the decision can not be reversed. Applicants may apply for the next application cycle.

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements
  • University Requirements
    • A baccalaureate degree from an accepted institutional accreditor, 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.
    • Transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended. Admitted students will be prompted to provide official copies. 
  • 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.