A Career as a Disability Specialist

The various degree and certificate programs offered by MCC provide career opportunities for those currently working with individuals with disabilities and those who are interested in entering the disability field. Graduates of these programs will have acquired the creativity, sensitivity and capacity to concentrate on the abilities of the whole person and the skills to enhance the contributions of children and adults with disabilities. Most employment opportunities will be found in schools, community associations, apartments and homes.

Some potential career choices are:

  • Communication Disorder Specialist
  • Disability Specialist
  • Group Home Residential Counselor
  • Job Coach
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Speech and Language Pathology Assistant

On the Web

These websites provide additional information on careers in the disability field:

Degree Programs

Certificate Progam

 

Last Update: July 29 2013
For additional information, contact: Beverly Ferrigno