Master of Education in Special Education / Autism
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

Mizzou offers advanced training for educators working with autistic students. The Master of Education in Special Education / Autism can advance your career with the skills and knowledge to work with children with autism.

This online special education master’s degree appeals to school counselors. Other professional roles that benefit from this degree include technical education teachers, instructional coordinators, and occupational and recreational therapists.

The online special education coursework provides the foundation of characteristics of children with autism. Topics of study include:

  • Best practice evaluation methods
  • Tools for intervention and support in the home, community, and classroom
  • Social competence
  • Functional assessments and positive behavioral support

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent