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Online Disability Studies Graduate Certificate

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As many as one in five people can be considered disabled, making knowledge about disability issues beneficial for all professions. Our certificate in disability studies enhances understanding of disability as a unique identity, history and culture.


The University of Toledo is a 4 year, public, regionally accredited university that has been serving students since 1872. As a student, you will enjoy: direct contact with your advisors and interactive faculty to help you achieve your goals. UToledo also has many resources that a large institution offers such as; eTutoring, IT Help Desk, and eLibrary.


All classes are offered exclusively online, helping you balance work, life and your studies. You'll complete 12 credit hours of courses designed to challenge barriers by promoting integration, inclusive professional practices, the understanding of disability law, and engaging in bold imaginings.

  • DST 6000 Disability Studies in Theory and Practice
  • DST 6200 Disability Representation and Culture
  • DST 6400 Disability History and Rights
  • DST 6600 Disability Ethics and Policy


Our award-winning faculty have been specially trained in online education to provide you with expert instruction. The graduate certificate in disability studies is ideal for working professionals and graduate students seeking advancement in a wide range of areas, including: Policy, Education, Advocacy, Compliance, Medical and allied health, Engineering and design, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

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Last Updated: 10/18/23