Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies in Public Health
University of Connecticut

Program Details

UConn offers the online Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies in Public Health. This 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. 


  • Disability law and advocacy
  • Foundations of public health
  • Interventions in disability
  • Epidemiology

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.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Connecticut is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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