University of Vermont

The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

The Certificate of Graduate Studies in the Interdisciplinary Study of Disabilities

Admission Requirements

  • Completed bachelor's degree
  • Completed Graduate College application (Processing fee is required.)
  • Official transcripts from each college or university where credit has been earned
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement.

A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended to ensure academic success at the advanced level.

Application Process

The application process depends on which program of study you choose. All applicants apply through the UVM Graduate College.

  1. Students may enroll in a UVM graduate program solely to complete this certificate of graduate studies in the interdisciplinary study of disability.
  2. Applicants who are seeking admission to the Certificate of Graduate Study program only, should follow regular online procedures for applying to the UVM Graduate College. Go to the UVM Graduate College website to complete your application online: UVM Graduate College

  3. Students already enrolled in a UVM graduate program may develop an approved plan for taking the required 18 credits to complete this certificate.

  4. Current UVM VT LEND Trainees may integrate their VT LEND coursework into an individualized plan of study that meets the competency requirements for this certificate.
  5. Students currently enrolled in the VT LEND program but not currently enrolled in a UVM graduate program, must complete the full online graduate application. Go to the UVM Graduate College website to complete your application online: UVM Graduate College.

All prospective students should make an appointment to talk with Winnie Looby, the coordinator of the Certificate Program, who can help you design your individual plan.

Last modified September 06 2017 03:17 PM

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