A 12-Credit Online Graduate Certificate Program

The University of Connecticut (UConn) A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD), in partnership with the UConn School of Medicine Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, is offering an online graduate-level Disability Studies in Public Health Online Graduate Certificate.

Program Description:

The Disability Studies in Public Health program examines the multiple aspects of public health, health care, society, culture, politics, economics, history, legislation, education, and social attitudes that impact people living with disabilities. The 4 courses (3-credits each) that comprise the Disability in Public Health program (12-credits total) are:

  • Foundations of Public Health and Disability
  • Epidemiology of Disability
  • Disability Law, Policy, Ethics, and Advocacy
  • Public Health Interventions in Disability

As an online program, the Disability Studies in Public Health courses are offered year-round, and the full, 12-credit program can be completed in as little as one year. Students must earn

a letter grade of “B” or above in all courses to successfully graduate with the UConn Disability Studies in Public Health certificate. Students must successfully complete all four 3-credit courses to earn the UConn academic certificate.

Is the Disability Studies in Public Health Online Graduate Certificate for you?

This program is designed for individuals currently working in medicine, nursing, social work, law, education, psychology, political science, advocacy, public health, disability, and various other fields related to public health and disability. Graduate students in these fields are also invited to apply.

Questions: Contact Donna Campbell, at ecampus@uconn.edu. 

We are currently accepting applications for the summer 2017 semester. Apply now to avoid last minute processing delays.

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