Enrollment: 3 terms per year
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Established in 1950 as California Baptist College, the educational institution has soon acquired the name of California Baptist University. CBU today is a private, liberal arts university under the control of the California Southern Baptist Convention.
Cal Baptist consists of 13 academic divisions, among which there are colleges, departments and schools. While the University offers numerous undergraduate and graduate degree program on campus or at satellite campus locations, there is one distinct program available completely online.
Student virtually from any location may pursue the Master of Arts in Disability Studies degree program via Internet with one of the concentrations available:
• Disability Ministry
• Disability Leadership
• Disability Policy
The peculiaritis of the distance learning at California Baptist University include an opportunity to combine flexible format with rigorous curriculum designed for leaders in disability sphere; a choice of attending lectures streaming live or viewing the archived lectures in a convenient time; a chance to join with distance learners with diverse backgrounds from all over the world, and much more.
The curriculum of the MA in Disability Studies program is unique, since it provides students with a broad interdisciplinary education including studies in philosophy, sociology, legal and political issues, health and theology. The concept and nature of being disabled is been reconsidered and reevaluated from the Christian perspective. The program aims at preparing leaders who are able to challenge and change the current treatment of the disabled persons by the communities, organizations, government and public institutions, and the like.