Graduate Certificate in Brain Injury: Transition Services

Preparing special education teachers to serve school age children and youth with brain injuries, students are offered specialized coursework online including Introduction to Acquired Brain Injury; Brain Function and Impact of Brain Injury on Learning and Education; Family Guidance in Special Education and Brain Injury; and, Collaboration with Systems and Families of Children with Brain Injury.  The program is offered entirely online and does not require an education or teaching background.


Core Courses

SPED 6223: Introduction to Brain Injury: Programs, Policies, and Resources
SPED 6224: Brain Function and Impact of Brain Injury on Learning and Education
SPED 6231: Instructional Methods and Strategies in SPED​
SPED 6240: Family Partnerships for Systems Change
SPED 6255: Interdisciplinary and Interagency Services Coordination​



    Program Entry: Spring, Summer, Fall
    Prerequisites: Bachelors Degree
    Campus: Online

Application Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Application Fee

For more information on any of these requirements, please visit our Admissions FAQ page.

We encourage you to apply as early as possible for the next available start term. Please contact the admissions team with any questions.

For more information, please request information or contact our admission office at or 202-994-9283.