Marygrove College

Graduate Studies & Professional Development

Master of Education in Autism Spectrum Disorders


8425 West McNichols Road

Detroit, MI 48221

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Format: Online

Program Description:

Marygrove’s online Master’s in special education with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) program is designed to provide both a strong foundation in the knowledge, skills and dispositions considered foundational to all special education practitioners as well as those more specific to the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. This special education Master’s degree is available completely online. Student teaching requirements may be satisfied in on-the-job placements or during the summer semester to meet the needs of candidates who work full time during the school year.


  • Special Education Teacher
  • General Education Teacher
  • Teacher Consultant
  • Special Education Advocate

Students in this online special education Master’s degree program are prepared to utilize a variety of instructional approaches as well as demonstrate what they have learned in a number of ways. By experiencing a wide variety of teaching and learning strategies firsthand, candidates are prepared to model similar techniques in their own classrooms. Special education methods courses have strong practicum components involving candidates with students in K-12 classrooms throughout their educational program.


  • Michigan Teaching Certificate (Elementary or Secondary). Teachers from other states will be accepted into the program, but will need to confirm reciprocity within their state/district.
  • Submit a graduate application
  • Send official transcripts for bachelor degree-awarding institution directly to Marygrove College: Office of Admissions
  • Minimum 3.0 grand point average
  • Create a Career Plan
  • Provide two letters of recommendation


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 35

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans are available regardless of need and credit history. Repayment and deferment options vary depending on type of loan. Students must file a FAFSA to be eligible. Veteran benefits may also be available. FAFSA Code: 002284.

Locale: Large City

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