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Master of Education in Special Education with an Emphasis in Autism (M Ed)

Although diagnosed cases of autism have greatly increased, the number of professional personnel being trained to work with them has not kept pace. This 30-hour online graduate degree program will provide you with a foundation of knowledge on what is known about autism and how to help individuals with the disorder. The methods you learn will broaden your instructional repertoire and will apply to many individuals beyond those on the autism spectrum.

Master of Education in Special Education with an Emphasis in Early Childhood Special Education (M Ed)

This 30-hour master’s program prepares you to provide services and support to young children and their families. In the same way that you measure your child’s growth, you can begin charting your own growth as an educator. As we continue to understand the educational needs of young children, it is important to be well-rounded in our approach to educating them. This program can provide that balance. Just as educators in the field of young children with disabilities must be flexible in keeping up with changing approaches to teaching, our program is flexible in how and when you learn. Whether you want to advance or recharge your career, online courses can provide motivation with their convenient and collaborative learning environment. Make your next mark on that growth chart in this innovative online degree program.

Master of Education in Special Education with an Emphasis in Early Childhood Special Education and Autism (M Ed)

Earn your 30-hour master’s degree in special education with an emphasis in early childhood special education (ECSE) and autism. Since autism was first described in 1943, this “spectrum disorder” has been a mystery to doctors, parents, and teachers of those who are afflicted with symptoms of impaired communication and social interaction. Although there is not a cure for autism, evidence supports providing intervention as early in development as possible. This need for early intervention in the toddler and preschool years requires teachers and early interventionists who are skilled in both early childhood special education practices and autism.