How to Apply

To apply, complete the application process which begins at the link below. Applicants must have completed a Baccalaureate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, 3.0 cumulative for the last 2 years, or 3.5 or higher for the last year of undergraduate record.

Applications received by July 10 are considered for matriculation during the following fall semester and by November 10 for matriculation during the following spring semester.

Begin your Application

When completing the online application: select Disability Studies in Public Health as the program name.
Fields marked with a red asterisk (*) on the application are required fields.

The following items are required:

  • $75 non-refundable application fee (current UConn students may obtain an application fee waiver).
  • Brief personal statement of up to 500 words regarding interest in the certificate
  • Current resume or CV
  • Copy of transcript(s) for all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • One letter of support from an individual who can address the candidate’s potential for success in the certificate (or from the major advisor, if a current student).
  • The GRE and Resident Affidavit are not required

If you have any questions on how to use the online application system, please email The Graduate School at

International Students:  Pursuant to U.S. immigration regulations, the University of Connecticut may not sponsor F-1 and J-1 visas for the purpose of coming to the U.S. for enrollment in this part-time online program. International students may enroll in this program if they are currently in the U.S. in another visa status that permits foreign nationals to engage in school enrollment while meeting their primary visa objective, or if they complete the program from their home country.