Centre for Applied Disability Studies

Centre for Applied Disability Studies

Centre for Applied Disability Studies

The mandate of the Centre for Applied Disability Studies is to contribute to the betterment of the lives of persons with disabilities by providing multidisciplinary, quality postgraduate education to the next generation of professionals, researchers and educators, as well as to experienced professionals in the field.

Faculty are internationally respected in disabilities and applied behaviour analysis, and the students will be able to tailor a stimulating program of study that meets their current and future interests and career aspirations. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved our current ABA course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Examination®.



CADS 4th edition ABA Course Sequence gets BACB APPROVAL!

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS - Have you THOROUGHLY read our website?  Make sure you read the FAQ. Our most commonly asked questions are answered here!


Receive an offer of admission?  Is your portal showing that you have documents owing?  Please contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies with questions and send ALL documents directly to their offices.


Can I still apply?  The application deadline for admissions for 2014 has passed and applications are no longer being accepted.   Applications for 2015 are now available! Please note the application deadline.

Click here to apply!


CURRENT STUDENTS - Course Registration will be closing soon

All Students: Please check the course schedule page to find out what course to register in.  Dates and times are posted there. 

Have you paid your tuition yet? Please be sure to pay your tuition on time to avoid interest and late charges.

MA Students:  Planning to defend this Winter?  Submit your first draft form no later than December 15th. 





Information on the development and launch of the new PhD and Doctoral program will be posted on this website.  Please keep checking back often.  Tentative launch date (pending approvals) is 2016.



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