PATHS Program

Postsecondary Access and Training in Human Services


The PATHS Program application is now open and available for applicants to apply for the 2022-2024 cohort!!  Please click on the “Application” tab above for more information and to access the link to apply!!

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


We’re growing!!

The PATHS Program at Texas A&M University is now hiring part-time Advisors (3 positions) to support our students academically and with their social and independent living skills. If you are interested in applying, please use the links below to submit an application: