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Accelerator program - Disability and Human Development (BS), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #231 (QS) , IL,
At this Accelerator program - Disability and Human Development (BS) from University of Illinois at Chicago, the values of cultural diversity, self-determination, and equal citizenship of people with disabilities underpin our training, public service and research activities.

About

Removing barriers to the participation of people with disabilities

A contributing factor to any person’s ability level is the environment in which they live. 

The Accelerator program - Disability and Human Development (BS) from University of Illinois at Chicago across the lifespan and offers an interdisciplinary look at not just disability, but also the unique needs of people with disabilities.

Building upon our department’s strong background in research, teaching, and community engagement, you’ll receive:

  • A degree that blends theory, research, and practice
  • A curriculum that explores disability as a contextual and changing phenomena, and a complex biological, social, cultural, political, historical, and economic experience
  • Mentorship from experts at the forefront of disability research, advocacy, and culture at the national and international level
  • Applied learning experiences with our innovative research centers and programs and extensive network of community partners

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding US Society
  • Understanding the Creative Arts
  • Academic Writing: Writing in Academic and Public Contexts
  • Academic Writing: Writing for Inquiry and Research
  • Understanding the Individual and Society
  • Understanding the Past
  • Analyzing the Natural World 
  • Additional General Education

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Your secondary school transcript and a certified English translation if your original transcript is not in English
  • If you have graduated already, include your secondary school diploma and a certified English translation if your original diploma is not in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24805 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2 Semesters: $24,805–$32,000 (USD)
  • 3 Semesters: $40,000 (USD)

Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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