Applied Disability Studies

The Vision of the Department of Applied Disability Studies is to be an internationally recognized, preeminent academic program that contributes to the betterment of the lives of people in our community and beyond with a focus on persons with disabilities and underserved populations. Learn more about Applied Disability Studies.

Our Department

Faculty are internationally respected in applied disability studies and applied behaviour analysis, and the students will be able to take a stimulating program of study that meets their current and future interests and career aspirations.


The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified certain courses we offer toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst® (Option 2) examination.

Student Profiles

“My MA program gave me more than education: it gave me many lifelong relationships and has set me on the path to career success.” Hear from our students and what they have to say about Applied Disability Studies.


Learn about the current research projects being done in the department of Applied Disability Studies.

Frequently asked questions

Learn more about our department, programs, admissions, undergraduate upgrading courses, finances, courses, and BACB.

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Important notes

The Department of Applied Disability Studies will be conducting all Fall 2020 & Winter 2021 term courses online.

Applications for 2021 are now open! APPLY NOW!!

Sign up now for our live information session for the exciting new specialization in the Department of Applied Disability Studies.

Leadership, Diversity, Community and Culture (LDCC)

January 20, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm EST

Interested in applying for September 2021?

Worried about your admission average being lower than 75%? Consider our undergraduate upgrading courses. Space is limited – register now for Fall 2020.

Interested in learning more about Applied Disability Studies?

Are you interested in learning more about Applied Disability Studies and the degrees we offer? Register now for the upcoming information session!

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