Brock University is the only University in Ontario offering a Master of Applied Disability Studies (MADS). Students can specialize in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) or Leadership, Diversity, Community, and Culture (LDCC). The ABA course sequence is verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® for completing the course requirements to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst®. The LDCC program provides graduate-level training across key areas for career advancement in the disability sector. The MADS program is designed to be completed in two years on a full-time basis or three years on a part-time basis (for ABA students only) and is geared toward current and future professionals. The program offers courses during the week and on weekends for full-time students and weekends for part-time students in different locations in Ontario.
- Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
- Leadership, Diversity, Community, and Culture (LDCC)
- September (full-time and part-time options)
- Full-time – 2 years
- Part-time – 3 years (ABA specialization only)
- January 15
Applications are accepted until the program is full. Applications submitted after the deadline may be looked at on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications typically open in October.