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Disability and Community Support
Employment Potential

Follow up research consistently shows that close to 100% of graduates find employment in the field or proceed to further education. Community options for people with disabilities have created a need for qualified personnel to work in a variety of settings including educational, residential, developmental, and employment or vocational services. Graduates are respected professionals who enjoy a very high employment rate. Previous graduates have found employment in community and government services in the following roles:

  • Direct support professionals
  • Residential support workers
  • Educational assistants in schools
  • Supported employment personnel
  • Vocational support workers
  • Individual support personnel
  • Respite workers
  • Rehabilitation workers
  • Family support workers
  • Program support and development personnel
  • Advocacy personnel

Our most recent statistics show an average salary of $29,172 six months after graduation. Prospects for advancement exist in related coordinator, supervisory, and management positions.

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