Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University

Special Education - Autism Emphasis

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Special Education - Autism Emphasis

Format: Online

Program Description:

Autism Graduate Program According to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in every 88 children born today will have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The “Autism Epidemic” as it has been characterized by many leading researchers and scientific organizations has led to a significant demand for working professionals that understand Autism. Here at Slippery Rock University, we have developed a graduate program in Special Education with an Autism emphasis to meet the demands of schools and community agencies that service children and adults with ASD. SRU’s Autism Program offers: A highly specialized graduate degree An exclusively online program convenient for the working professional A flexible curriculum that meets the demands of classroom teachers or human service agency professionals Program approval by the PA Dept of Education leading to an endorsement on a teaching certificate Classes taught by professors with an expertise in ABA and Autism Spectrum Disorders A curriculum aligned with CEC standards and PA Department of Education competencies Are you a classroom teacher interested in improving your knowledge in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders? If so, read on! According to the Center for Disease Control, one out of every 88 children born today will be diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Many of these children are capable of being included in a typical classroom setting with some assistance from a knowledgeable professional.Do you want to be that professional? SRU’s Autism Endorsement Program offers: An exclusively online 12 credit program convenient for the working professional educator Program approval by the PA Dept of Education leading to an endorsement on a teaching certificate Classes taught by professors with an expertise in ABA and Autism Spectrum Disorders A curriculum aligned with CEC standards and PA Department of Education competencies

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Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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