Description of the Program

A focus on how to plan, instruct, conduct assessments and collaborate to maximize learning opportunities for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Admission Requirements

  • Holds a minimum of a bachelor's degree;
  • Holds a teaching certificate in education (any content area);
  • Pass the GRE/MAT requirements, OR have 3 years of successful teaching, OR 3.0 undergraduate cumulative GPA, OR other master's degree.

Program Requirements​

Core Courses
ED 530APPLIED MULTICULTURALISM3
ED 535INTRO APPLIED EDUCATIONAL RES3
ED 540COGN DEV THEORIES LEARNING3
ED 565INTRO DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTI3
Concentration Courses
Any graduate courses (500+) with ED or EDC prefix with Department Approval18
Recommended Courses:
DIFF INSTRUCTION SPEC POP
ASSISTIVE TECH EDUC INDV W/ASD
INTRO STUD AUTISM SPECTR DISOR
ASMT & BEHAVIOR APPLC ASD
COLLAB & TRANSITION PLANNG
PRCTL APPLC VIS INSTR STRATEGY
Action Research Project
ED 690MASTER'S ACTION RESEARCH PROJ3
Total Semester Hours33