College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

About This Program

The Disability Studies and Community Inclusion graduate certificate prepares students to be leaders in promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of life and across the lifespan. The focus is to understand the nature, meaning, health, social and political implications and consequences of disability within the context of a diverse and global world. Following guidelines from the Society for Disability Studies, the certificate is interdisciplinary, challenges the view of disability as an individual defect that can be remedied through medical intervention and includes national and international perspectives, policies, literature, culture and history.

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 13,400 number of jobs
  • $78,840 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.