Arizona State University
|Institution Name||:||Arizona State University|
|Campus Setting||:||City: Midsize|
|Student-to-faculty ratio||:||23 to 1|
|Student population||:||70,440 (56,562 undergraduate)|
The MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in autism spectrum disorders equips individuals with the specialized skills and knowledge to work effectively with those who have a variety of needs. Children are affected with autism disorders nationwide. It is a staggering statistic, and represents a 57 percent increase since 2002. Graduates will be well prepared to provide important services and care for individuals with any of the autism spectrum disorders, either as educators, interventionists, psychologists, pathologists, behavior analysts, or family. The degree consists of ten classes including a practicum. Courses are offered in 8-week formats and are available year-round. The practicum is customized to individual student interests and abilities.
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Founded in 1885, Arizona State University‚Äôs Department of Education serves the state and nation through its research studies, initial teacher certification program, continuing education and a variety of services to state and local education agencies. The same expert ASU professors who teach in the classroom teach its online courses. Therefore, as an online student, you truly get the best of both worlds: a dynamic web-based learning experience grounded in the rich history and tradition of Arizona State University. Its online platform allows you to collaborate with classmates for group projects, correspond with your teacher, access course syllabi, explore an online library, and more. In addition, you'll also enjoy the same student support services, from academic advising to financial aid. Students applying to Arizona State University will have all the benefits of earning a degree from a well-established, nationally respected institution, with the convenience of an online delivery system that allows them to balance their professional and personal lives while obtaining an advanced degree.
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