College of Social and Behavioral Sciences2013-2014
Institute for Human Development
Interdisciplinary Disability Policy and Practice, Graduate Certificate
What Can I Do with a Certificate in Interdisciplinary Disability Policy and Practice?
Graduate certificate programs require a minimum of 12 credit hours. Many certificate programs require more than 12 credit hours.
No more than one 400-level NAU course (3 or 4 units) may be used on a certificate program.
No more than 25% of the units required for the certificate program may be transferred from another university.
A 400-level course (undergraduate course) completed at another university is not eligible for transfer credit.
A minimum grade point average of 3.0 must be achieved to obtain a graduate certificate. No more than three units of coursework with a grade of "C" may be used in a certificate program.
A graduate student may pursue a graduate certificate concurrently with a graduate degree. Each graduate degree program must decide which, if any, certificate courses can be counted toward the graduate degree.
Students who are admitted to a graduate certificate program will be eligible for the official posting of the graduate certificate to their transcripts when all applicable coursework has been successfully completed and approved by the academic unit and the Graduate College.
- Please be aware that federal financial aid is not available for some certificates, if the certificate is pursued and completed as a stand-alone certificate (i.e., not completed concurrently with a degree program). See the “Details” tab for additional information.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
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Additional Admission Requirements
- Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Take the following 12 units:
Core Course, select from (3 units):
- DIS 507
- EPS 702
- ESE 548, ESE 634, ESE 649
- Please note that if you demonstrate training or experience in the disability field, you may substitute a different course with your adviser's approval.
- DIS 608 (or 608 in another discipline) (3-6 units)
- DIS 698 (3 units)
This certificate may be pursued and completed concurrently with a degree program or as a stand-alone certificate. Under both circumstances, federal financial aid can be used for this certificate.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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