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Special Education (Autism), M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

As a student in the M.S. in Special Education (Autism) at the Long Island University (LIU) program, you will study the assessment and instruction of students with severe disabilities, behavior management for children with autism and developmental disorders, communication development and language disorders in children with autism, and other subjects central to the education of individuals on the autism spectrum. Professors with extensive experience and expertise lead small classes, and the program places considerable emphasis on field study and practicum.

The M.S.Ed. in Special Education program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, signifying that the program of study meets the highest standards of quality in preparing competent, caring and qualified professional educators who will teach and lead in public and private schools.Candidates must possess initial teaching certification in childhood education. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Curriculum-based Assessment and Instruction of Students with Severe Disabilities - Autism
  • Behavior Management for Children with Autism & Developmental Disabilities
  • Institute
  • Language Disorders in Severe Developmental Disabilities and Autism
  • Contemporary Issues and Research in Special Education/Culminating Experience (Autism)
  • Practicum In Autism

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We have rolling admissions. This means that you can apply up until the beginning of the semester. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable). 
  • Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended. 
  • Applicants must have achieved at least a 3.0 in major and 3.0 overall cumulative GPA in a bachelor's program. Initial (or provisional) childhood teaching certificate is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1225 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1225 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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