The Master of Education in Special Education with a concentration in Autism Intervention is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and is designed to prepare personnel in evidence-based practices to work with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in various capacities. Personnel may resume roles as classroom teachers*, autism specialists in public school settings or other related professions (e.g., social work, healthcare, mental health and rehabilitation), coordinator/case managers of home-based family services, life skills coach or professional advocate.
Top 3 Careers
- Behavior Intervention Specialist
- Occupational Therapist
- Early Intervention Specialist
How it Works
- Earn a master’s degree in as little as 15 months (33 hours) or go at a slower pace
- Courses offered on a rotation schedule via two 8-week terms during the fall and spring semesters and 3-week, 5-week and 10-week terms during the summer
- 5 different starting points during the year.
*Teaching certification requires a unique process. Contact the program advisor for more information.