These students have historically been designated as having significant cognitive disability or multiple disabilities, including students with autism with concurrent cognitive, sensory and physical support needs. Through real-world experiences in classrooms and other service delivery models, graduates gain knowledge of strategies to support the learning, curricular and developmental needs of students with extensive and pervasive support needs using an inclusive, strengths-based approach.
Career Outcomes in Low Incidence DisabilitiesStudents pursue a master’s in low incidence disabilities at KU with varying career goals in mind. The Low Incidence Disabilities program at the University of Kansas prepares graduates to apply the most current knowledge and skills in the field of low incidence disabilities. Graduates of the program will have achieved both a master’s degree in low incidence disabilities and will also have satisfied the requirements to pursue a licensure endorsement in low incidence disabilities in Kansas. Potential position titles after graduation could include:
- Special education teacher
- Program specialist
- Instructional Coach
- Instructional Consultant
- Inclusion Specialist
- Itinerant teacher
- Assessment and Methods of Teaching Students with Low Incidence Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
- Practicum with Exceptional Children & Youth: Low-Incidence
- Methods in Access and Inclusion in the Core Curriculum
- Methods: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Positive Behavior Support and Classroom ManagementTransition Education and Services from Childhood through Adulthood
- Transition Education and Services from Childhood through Adulthood
- Understanding Research in Education
- 12 months
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DisciplinesEducation Special Education Health Sciences View 3576 other Masters in Education in United States
- Letter of Introduction
- Regular admission requires a bachelor’s degree and a grade-point average (GPA) of at least a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
- Professional Resume
- Letters of Reference
- Official Proof of English Proficiency
- Official Statement of Financial Documentation
- Professional Disposition Assessment
- This Master’s degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Low-Incidence Disabilities is available for special education professionals at the main campus in Lawrence, Kansas.
International18473 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18473 USD per year during 12 months.
National18473 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18473 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State8002 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8002 USD per year during 12 months.
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