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Special Education - Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Kean University

24 months
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20714 USD/year
20714 USD/year
15752 USD/year
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About

The demand for special education teachers is high. The Special Education - Autism and Developmental Disabilities program from Kean University will help you advance your career as you create a supportive and healthy classroom environment for students of all abilities.

Overview

At Kean, you will choose from three master's in special education programs — learning and behavioral disabilities, developmental disabilities, and applied behavioral analysis and autism spectrum disorder — as well as three post-master's certification programs. In each, you will plan, implement and assess instruction for students, considering their unique learning and behavioral needs.

What You Learn

At the Special Education - Autism and Developmental Disabilities program from Kean University, you will develop an evidenced-based approach to teaching students with disabilities through the use of empirically validated principles of learning to design, implement, and evaluate individualized teaching procedures.

  • Study the science behind learning and behavior
  • Design, implement and evaluate individualized teaching procedures
  • Model and implement approaches both in the university and school settings
  • Examine ethical considerations for students
  • Develop in-depth knowledge and critical skills in the application of intervention strategies
  • Engage in a systemic approach to improve the quality of life of your students

Kean's multidisciplinary special education programs rely on the latest research and best practices to provide you with the tools needed for success in the classroom, both yours and your students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Education 
  • Educational Strategies for the Exceptional Child
  • Assessment in Special Education
  • Technology for Students with Disabilities
  • Differentiating Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom
  • Transition in Special Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

36 alternative credits

36-39

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (candidates with under a 3.0 will be considered based on the strength of the overall application)
  • Official copies of ALL post-secondary transcripts (this includes transcripts that reflect transfer credit)
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 2-3 Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10357 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10357 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7876 USD per semester during 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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