Graduate Certificate in Disability Services

Prepare to hold a disability services position in a higher education institution with Suffolk University's Graduate Certificate in Disability Services. This certificate will provide you with comprehensive and practical training grounded in research and known best practices in the field. To complement your online classroom learning, you’ll apply your knowledge in the field during your practicum experience in a disability services office at a college or university.

 This 12-credit program is both thorough and expedited. You can complete the Graduate Certificate in Disability Services within an academic year if you take two courses each semester.

Cost of Graduate Study at Suffolk

Cost Per Credit (2020-2021)
For part-time students

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: July 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee (waived for students who visit campus)
  • Resume, including prior disability services experience, if applicable
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • Two letters of recommendation (Learn more)
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.

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