Certificate in Disability Studies
Niagara County Community College

Program Details

This certificate in Disability Studies from NCCC prepares students for entry-level positions serving those with developmental, psychological, and physical disabilities. Students will learn the personal and interpersonal skills necessary to provide care to those they are serving. Skills will be practiced in an internship experience as part of the curriculum. Graduates will be well suited for positions in human services settings including nursing homes, developmental centers, group homes for the mentally challenged, outpatient clinics, and more.

Students will explore a variety of topics such as:

  • Disabilities and aging
  • Advanced first aid and CPR
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Child development

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100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score