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Certificate in Developmental Disability

The Undergraduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities in UC’s School of Social Work within the College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) is designed to provide students from social work, allied health, nursing, medicine, political science, psychology, sociology, counseling, criminal justice, and other disciplines with knowledge and skills to work with persons with developmental disabilities in a variety of social, healthcare, and educational settings. Students will explore and understand theories, programs, policies, interventions, and services related to this population. 


Review the program outline to learn more about this program, including admission requirements and to access the program curriculum


Students will increase their competitiveness for positions in organizations that work for and with individuals with developmental disabilities, including healthcare providers, home-based services, education providers, recreation agencies, and other private and public sector organizations.

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School of Social Work
1515 French Hall
PO Box 210108
Cincinnati OH 45221-0108
Phone: 513-556-4615
Fax: 513-556-2077

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