About Exceptional Student Education
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education, with the focus on Autism, is designed to meet the needs of professionals who serve children with autism in a school setting or in a cognate area of administration. The program consists of 36 semester hours that includes core and major requirements. Individuals may apply to the Florida Department of Education for the autism endorsement after completing the courses in the Autism Concentration area of the program of study.
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) concentration is designed to prepare
individuals to assume positions as professional clinical practitioners
who work with exceptional individuals and are interested in behavioral
assessment and appropriate interventions and in preparing for the BCBA
or BCaBA examinations.
disability services concentration in special education is available for
professionals who serve individuals with disabilities in special and
general education and in settings other than schools. This concentration
allows individuals to pursue graduate study in special education and in
various cognate areas in education but does not lead to teacher
certification. The program of study consists of a minimum of 36 credit
hours and is individually designed.
Exceptional Student Education
Exceptional Student Education concentration is designed for those
students seeking initial certification as teachers of students with
exceptionalities. The program of study is designed to offer graduate
students the preparation needed for Florida state certification in
exceptional student education, K-12.