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MA/MEd On Campus

Autism and Developmental Disabilities

University of Texas at Austin

24 months
Duration
18032 USD/year
18032 USD/year
9274 USD/year
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About

At the Autism and Developmental Disabilities MA/MEd program offered at University of Texas at Austin, coursework and research are led by expert faculty to provide a rich understanding of the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective services offered to those with autism and related developmental disabilities. 

Overview

Graduates from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities MA/MEd program from University of Texas at Austin are qualified for several careers in the field of special education. Our alumni are employed as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapists, special education teachers, professors in universities, behavioral consultants, and director-level administrators.

Graduates with Autism and Developmental Disabilities from University of Texas at Austin will gain foundation in:

  • education and treatment of individuals with A&DD,
  • use of scientist-practitioner methods,
  • development of research skills so that graduates can contribute new knowledge on assessment and treatment practices,
  • competent, ethical, and multicultural practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural & Linguistic Diversity
  • Teaching Individuals with Autism & Development Disabilities
  • Professional & Ethical Practice
  • Challenging Behavior & Developmental Disabilities
  • Communication Intervention
  • Severe & Multiple Disabilities
  • Professional Development in ABA
  • Positive Behavior Supports and Classroom Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • December 1 priority deadline. Rolling Admissions Deadlines.

Credits

36 alternative credits
  • M.Ed. - 36 credits
  • M.Ed. with Report - 45 credits
  • M.A. - 54 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the U.S. or proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution if applying for the master’s program
  • A satisfactory grade-point average (GPA), particularly during the last two years of college and in any graduate study previously undertaken. The minimum required GPA for the Graduate School is 3.0.
  • Official Test Scores GRE required of all applicants. 
  • Adequate Preparation Your records must reflect adequate subject preparation for your proposed graduate major. 
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Scores (International Applicants Only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9016 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9016 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4637 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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