*Beginning in January 2017, the KU Department of Special Education will offer the master’s degree in special education with an emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders in a fully-online delivery format. Students interested in the online program are encouraged to learn more and apply.*
The Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, offered through the KU School of Education, prepares education and related service professionals for careers in support of children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). This specialized master’s degree in education covers characteristics; assessment; curriculum, social, communication, and behavior interventions; and sensory and motor issues. Coursework addresses the complex needs of students with ASD, including those who require intensive and highly individualized programs and those who require less intensive modifications to succeed in a general education environment. Students who choose to earn this master’s degree in special education, will gain field experience at a variety of schools, clinical sites and many more multicultural settings.
Program participants earn a master's degree in special education with an emphasis in autism spectrum disorders. Click here to obtain a form of required courses for the master's degree in autism spectrum disorders.