Supported Employment and Transition (SETS) Certificate 

This certificate prepares specialists who develop and implement programs in supported employment and adult community living for youth and adults with disabilities. Students must complete a minimum of 21 units with a 3.0 (B) grade point average. Students are able to develop additional competencies in instructional interventions, living options, community networking, and career development.


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with demonstrated experience in disability-related work and/or academic coursework.


Required courses (9 units):

  • ARP 684 Rehabilitation Foundations (3) OR
    SPED 657 Facilitating Transition (3)
  • ARP 687 Placement Practices with Individuals with Disabilities (3)
  • ARP 743 Fieldwork in Rehabilitation (3) Cr/NC OR
    ARP 745 Internship (3-6) Cr/NC OR
    SPED 771 Directed Internship: Special Education (3) Cr/NC OR
    CSP 730 Fieldwork in Counseling (3) Cr/NC

To complete the certificate, students must select an additional twelve units of advisor-approved Administration, Rehabilitation or Postsecondary Education; Special Education; and/or Counseling and School Psychology coursework.

Contact Us

Dr. Mari Guillermo ([email protected]) is the program advisor in the Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education. Dr. Guillermo will meet with each certificate student to design an individualized program of study based on the student's educational background and professional experience. Students may enroll in the certificate program and master's degree program concurrently.