Master of Arts in Disability Studies
CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Program Details

The online MA in Disability Studies program combines studies in social sciences, humanities, science, social policy, and the law to give students a truly interdisciplinary perspective on disability. With special focus on the direct experience of individuals with disabilities, the curriculum allows students to discover a new understanding of disability and society. Graduates of this program are able to think, write, and speak critically about:

  • Disability experience, both individual and social
  • Disability and the arts/creativity in disability culture
  • Improvement in quality of life and justice for people with disabilities
  • Field based applications to disability-related practice
  • Research for ongoing learning and writing in disability studies

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School Accreditation & Licensing

CUNY Graduate School and University Center is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)