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Disability Studies

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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QUICK FACTS

Program length

2 years

Credential

Diploma

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $12,849.50

International
Total: $31,889.50

 
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

60% in English 30-1 or 60% in English 30-2 or 60% in ESLG 1860 or equivalent More details

Further Opportunities

Explore all the possibilities your future holds with a NorQuest education.

Transferability

NorQuest College will seek a block transfer of the Disability Studies diploma into the Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation at University of Calgary. Additional transfer agreements, such as with the Bachelor of Professional Arts Program (Human Services Major) at Athabasca University, will be pursued. 

Additional NorQuest internal credit transfer: 
  • transfer from Early Learning and Child Care certificate 
  • transfer from Community Support Worker  

Career Potential

The program will prepare graduates for employment in a number of careers in the non-profit sector for Community Disability Sector Services, and various departments within municipal and provincial governments, including Family Managed Services (Alberta Children’s Services and Disability Services Division). Employment opportunities exist including:

  • early interventionist
  • community disability support worker
  • home support worker
  • community outreach worker
  • employment assistance worker
  • residential assistant
  • therapeutic assistant (behavior)
  • education assistant
  • managers of agencies
  • development support worker