How do I apply to Disability Studies programs at Syracuse University

If you are already a graduate student at Syracuse University:

Graduate students admitted to a Master’s or Ph.D. program at Syracuse University can apply to the CAS program by filing a Graduate School Internal Admission Application to Cultural Foundations of Education. This application must be approved by the student’s current academic advisor.

 

If you want to apply to the CAS in Disability Studies and are not a graduate student at Syracuse University

Persons who are not enrolled in a Syracuse University graduate program can apply to the CAS in Disability Studies by completing the Syracuse University online application. To be admitted, applicants must provide the following:

  • Evidence that a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree has been received.
  • Two letters of recommendation.

The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for the CAS.

On the application form, the Program of Study/Degree/Certificate sought should be “CAS in Disability Studies.” Students can register at the School of Education’s Extended Campus.

 

If you want to apply for admission to a graduate program (Masters or PhD in Cultural Foundations of Education

All candidates that plan to apply for admission to a graduate program in the School of Education will need to use the Syracuse University online graduate application. More information on the graduate application process can be found on the School of Education graduate admissions page.

  • There is an application fee of $75.
  • All prospective Master’s or CAS students should complete their graduate applications for the Fall and Summer semester by February 1  for first consideration. The School of Education will continue to receive and review applications after these dates during the academic year on a space-available basis.

 

 If you are an undergraduate at Syracuse University and would like to add the Disability Studies minor

To apply to the undergraduate minor please contact professor Alan Foley.

 

If you want to apply for disability programs in the College of Law at Syracuse University

For more information about the Disability Law and Policy Program or the Joint Degree Program in Law and Education, please contact Professor Arlene Kanter at kantera@law.syr.edu.

 

For more information

For information on graduate Disability Studies (including the CAS in Disability Studies) or general questions about the program, please contact professor Alan Foley at afoley@syr.edu or 315-443-5087.   For general information on graduate programs in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education, please contact Maryann Barker at mabarker@syr.edu or 315-443-3851. For more information about the Disability Law and Policy Program or the Joint Degree Program in Law and Education, please contact Professor Arlene Kanter at kantera@law.syr.edu.