About Exceptional Student Education

Autism

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

The 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

The 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

The 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.

Program Director

Dr. Janice Seabrooks-Blackmore
(904) 620-5747
janice.seabrooks-blackmore@unf.edu