The CrossingPoints Certificate in Occupational Studies, a non-degree certificate program, is a comprehensive transition program for young adults with intellectual disabilities who are interested in pursuing postsecondary education at The University of Alabama.

Admission Criteria

The admission process for the CrossingPoints Certificate in Occupational Studies is different from typical University of Alabama admissions. Please visit [https://education.ua.edu/programs/spe/ccos/] for information and instructions on how to apply for the program.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses

Hours
COM 123Public Speaking3
CAT 100Computer Concepts & Applicatn3
SPE 300 or Survey Spe Accomd Stratg3
SW 351 Oppression & Soc Injustice
EN 101English Composition3
Additional Required Courses 112
Total Hours24

Transfer Credit 

Transfer credits will be determined on a case by case basis. The Core Management Team will review course description and requirements from another CTP program that is being considered for transfer to determine if the course can be awarded CCOS transfer credit.

Time Limit

The Plan of Study outlines a program that can be completed in 3 years. However, if there are proven extenuating circumstances that inhibit a student’s ability to complete the program within the 3-year timeline, a student will be allowed up to 5 years to complete the certificate program.