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Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorders

University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul

12 months
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660 USD/credit 19800 USD/year
660 USD/credit 19800 USD/year
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About

Educators specializing in Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorders work toward discovering the ways that ASD challenges a student in communication, socialization and behaviors, and affect a student’s thinking and perceiving, sensory processing, and motor, vocational, academic and organizational skills. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorders disorders affect an estimated 1 in 68 individuals. There is a growing demand for highly trained professionals with the knowledge and skills to meet the educational and psychosocial needs of individuals with ASD.  Program faculty members are involved in national ASD organizations and students are guaranteed relevant and current information on how to best support individuals with ASD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Exceptionality
  • Behavior Management
  • Collaboration Skills for School Professionals
  •  Fundamentals for Students with Mild to Mod. Needs
  • Educational Assessment
  • Elementary Academic Interventions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application. 
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation from individuals with knowledge of the applicant's relevant abilities and achievements. At least one must be from a former professor.
  • A personal statement of no more than 500 words describing the applicant's interest in art history and reasons for pursuing graduate studies at St. Thomas. 
  • A writing sample showing research and writing expertise (sample will not be returned).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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