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Severe Disabilities (PreK-12) Professional Licensure Certificate

Bay Path University's Severe Disabilities (PreK-12) Professional Licensure Certificate is designed for students who hold a Massachusetts Initial License in Severe Disabilities and are seeking to advance their license to professional status.

  • 12 Credit Certificate
  • All classes are offered 100% online


The Curriculum can be found in our online graduate course catalog.

Admissions Requirements

Prospective students may apply for admission to the Graduate Certificate programs throughout the year.

For consideration, applicants must submit the following to the Office of Graduate Admissions (the same admissions requirements apply to students who will enroll in only one course):

  1. A completed application - Apply Now 
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (undergraduate degree must be from an accredited college or university)
  3. An original essay of at least 250 words on the topic: “Why A Graduate Certificate in (insert name of specific certificate) is important to my personal and professional goals"
  4. A current resume
  5. Two recommendations - Download the form here
  6. A signed program requirement form - Download the form here

All documentation, including recommendation forms and official transcripts, may be mailed or emailed directly to Bay Path University Office of Graduate Admissions:

By Mail:
Bay Path University
Office of Graduate Admissions
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106

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