This graduate certificate is designed for professionals, practitioners and policy
makers who already hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree and seek to effectively support
individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
This certificate provides a person-centered, systemic approach that acknowledges the
significant lifelong role of family members and emphasizes reflective practice for
professionals who support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Successful completion of the certificate program requires 12 credit hours (four courses)
of graduate-level coursework on the Stillwater campus in the Department of Human Development and Family Science. Credit hours are transferable to additional graduate degree programs.