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

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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100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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