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Transition and Career Studies

Transition and Career Studies (TCS) at Georgian Court University is a four-year transition and postsecondary inclusive college-based program for students with intellectual disabilities.

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Pathways to Possibility

Transition and Career Studies is a residential program with a strong career-development focus, embedded in a small, private, Catholic liberal arts university. The program is grounded in GCU’s Mercy core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.

Campus Activities

Building friendship, self-confidence, and achievement

On campus, TCS students attend classes and participate in the many social, recreational, and cultural activities of a major university. This includes sports, social activities, and meals in the campus dining hall.

TCS students will be supported by qualified peer-mentors for enhanced social support and campus life experience, and they will be fully supported—both academically and socially—throughout their time at GCU.

Living away from home while attending a college program is an important way to learn skills for independence. Our program will build confidence and expand pathways to possibility.


At GCU, students will:

Program Curriculum

In the TCS program, students receive the benefits of a full GCU college experience. Our beautiful campus is inspiring, yet secure, pairing students’ growing independence with the peace of mind that comes from our uniquely caring environment.

TCS is a 121-credit non-degree certificate program that features core GCU courses, electives, academic and social support courses, career courses, and internships.

Students who successfully complete the program will receive a board-certified GCU certificate of completion.

Welcome to TCS!

We are so glad you are interested in joining our community. This is the first stop on your own personal “pathway to possibility.” Please take a moment to get your application materials together, and be sure to download our TCS brochure:

(1.) Download the Forms (.docx)

(2.) Submit Your Forms

Mail your forms to TCS directly or e-mail documents to ude.naigroeg@sct.

Transition and Career Studies
Mercy Center, Room 104
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701

(3.) If You Have Questions

Call the Transition and Career Studies office in GCU’s Mercy Center at 732-987-2659.

For more information about TPSID programs Visit Think College to learn more about transition programs and resources that are available to postsecondary students.

This project is supported by grant #P407A200038.

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