Applied Disability Studies Application Process

Admission Criteria

If you have questions, please contact the College of Education Graduate Studies Office at Video conferencing is also available Monday – Friday 9AM-5PM, please email us to set up an appointment.

Candidates for admission to this graduate certificate program must have earned a Bachelor’s degree and be matriculated into a graduate program at CSU Long Beach. Students must earn the graduate certificate while in matriculated status as a graduate student at CSULB.

Submit applications and materials to the Graduate Studies Office electronically via email to:

The College of Education Graduate Studies Office will send you an email once we have processed your application. Please note that this may take several days.

Applicants are required to write a personal statement and submit a resume along with their program application. An individual interview may be required before final acceptance to this certificate program.

Applied Disability Studies Graduate Certificate Application (PDF) Students with visual limitations can contact the AIM Center at (562) 985-1663 for assistance in filling out this document.

Application Deadlines

Program applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.