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2011-2012 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
2011-2012 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Education in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis


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This 36-credit program prepares students to work with children with moderate and severe disabilities who participate in integrated or self-contained classrooms. The courses inform students about state-of-the-art special education strategies to increase student success and teacher effectiveness. The program includes courses in Applied Behavior Analysis that fulfill the educational requirements for the internationally recognized certification offered by the Behavior Analyst Certification
Board (BACB). This is a unique program that focuses on the application of behavioral principles in special education. Students will learn best practices in addressing the needs of exceptional learners.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program students will:
•  Demonstrate acquisition of the knowledge, principles, and skills of Applied Behavior Analysis.
•  Demonstrate application of assessment and behavior change procedures involved in educating and treating individuals with autism.
•  Demonstrate understanding of the learning, behavioral, communication, and social characteristics of individuals with autism as manifested by knowledge of effective individualized curricular planning, effective classroom management, and an understanding of evidence-based practice.
 

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