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Master of Science in Special Education
Begins every Fall (August), Spring (January) & Summer (June)
- 32+ Credits
- 1.5+ Years to Complete
- Combination of Some Live and/or Recorded Class Sessions
- Deadlines for Lessons/Exams
- In-State Tuition Regardless of Residency
UND College of Education & Human Development’s online Master of Science in Special Education program prepares you to serve students with mild to moderate disabilities by qualifying you to:
- diagnose difficulties for children and young adults
- plan curricular approaches
- develop and deliver instructional programs with the help of other pertinent professionals in the school
- work with students in one of the following specialization areas:
- General Special Education
- Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
- Intellectual Disabilities (ID)
- Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
- Emotional Disturbance (ED)
- Gifted/Talented (G/T)
- Learning Disabilities (LD)
- Special Education Strategist (SES)
- Visual Impairment (VI)
Through online courses, you will:
- learn concepts, practices, and approaches that benefit children with various difficulties.
- apply what you have learned in a practicum/internship setting so you can further refine diagnostic and prescriptive skills with children and young adults.
- view your specialty within the broader context of the school setting by becoming familiar with issues, trends, and research that mark contemporary education.
- be encouraged to have an inquiring and questioning attitude toward your profession.
- become conversant with the literature of the field and be encouraged to be a lifelong learner.
Online Autistic Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate
You also may pursue a fully-online Graduate Certificate in Autistic Spectrum Disorders by completing 12 credits of graduate-level coursework.