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Special Education Online, Concentration in Autism Intervention

University of North Texas

15 months
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450 USD/credit 11880 USD/year
450 USD/credit 11880 USD/year
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About

This one-year Special Education Online, Concentration in Autism Intervention program at University of North Texas is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and is designed to prepare personnel in evidence-based practices to work with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in various capacities. 

Overview

Personnel may resume roles as classroom teachers, autism specialists in public school settings or other related professions (e.g., social work, healthcare, mental health and rehabilitation), coordinator/case managers of home-based family services, life skills coach or professional advocate. The Special Education Online, Concentration in Autism Intervention degree is offered at University of North Texas.

Top 3 Careers

  • Behavior Intervention Specialist
  • Special Education Teacher*
  • Early Intervention Specialist

How it Works

  • Earn a master’s degree in as little as 15 months (33 hours) or go at a slower pace
  • Courses offered on a rotation schedule via two 8-week terms during the fall and spring semesters and 3-week, 5-week and 10-week terms during the summer
  • 5 different starting points during the year.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Foundations of Educational Research Methodology
  • Collaboration with Parents, Paraeducators and Professionals
  • Classroom and Behavior Management Strategies for Exceptional Learners
  • Special Education Law
  • Special Education Programs and Practices

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.24
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an application at applytexas.org and choose "Special Education MEd” when prompted to select your major. The application will request you to select the “Autism Intervention” concentration at a later step. 
  • Requirements for international applicants can be viewed at http://admissions.unt.edu/international, including information on meeting the English Language Proficiency requirement. 
  • Have official transcripts from each college or university you have attended sent to the Toulouse Graduate School. 
  • GRE scores are waived for admission purposes if you have at least a 3.25 from your undergraduate program (as calculated by UNT). If your GPA is lower than 3.25, you must submit GRE scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • National

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit during 15 months.

Funding

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