PATHS Program

Application Deadline Extended: February 28, 2021

January 27, 2021

The PATHS Certificate Program works in collaboration with the Institute on Person-Centered Practices and Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living. 

The Institute is a partnership between the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M and the Center on Disability Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

The PATHS Certificate Program is your path to a successful career as a:

  • Direct Support Professional working with people with disabilities,
  • Para-professional working with schools, or
  • Child Care Professional working with children.

This two-semester certificate program prepares graduates for employment in a career serving people with disabilities or working with children.

Applications can be submitted through February 28, 2021. Go to for more information