Applied Disability Studies

The mandate of the Department 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.

Our Department

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 verified certain courses we offer toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst® (Option 1) examination.

Now accepting applications for September 2018

Important Note: The application deadline for the MA program is December 1, 2017. The application deadline for the MADS/Diploma program is January 15, 2018. Applications received by these deadlines are included in our first round of admission reviews. ADS encourages you to apply on time to avoid disappointment.

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