Studies and Majors

Disability Studies

Disability Studies
Leading Disability Studies Schools
School   (degrees awarded)
CUNY Graduate School and University Center   (21 Masters degrees)
Syracuse University   (17 Postbaccalaureate certificate degrees)
CUNY Graduate School and University Center   (15 Postbaccalaureate certificate degrees)
California Baptist University   (9 Masters degrees)
University of Illinois at Chicago   (7 Masters degrees)
University of Illinois at Chicago   (6 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
Prince William Sound Community College   (1 Associates degrees)
Disability Studies Description

A program that focuses on the nature, meaning, and consequences of what it is to be defined as disabled and explores the historical, cultural, economic, physiological, and socio-political dynamics of disability. Includes instruction in disability rights, legal issues, and public policy; literature, philosophy, and the arts; and/or research in the social sciences, education, and health sciences addressing social and experiential aspects of disability.

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