Azusa Pacific University
|Institution Name||:||Azusa Pacific University|
|Institution Type||:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting||:||Suburb: Large|
|Student-to-faculty ratio||:||13 to 1|
|Student population||:||9,258 (5,511 undergraduate)|
Azusa Pacific University recognizes the need to provide quality academic programs for graduate students with divergent professional goals and differing educational needs. The Online Master of Arts in Education: Special Education (non-credential) is designed for individuals eager to pursue a master's degree with emphases in classroom interventions, bilingual special education strategies, emotional disturbance (behavior analysis), autism spectrum disorders, or resource specialist. This program does not lead to a California teaching credential. The program suits the working professional seeking job opportunities in the areas of disabilities advocacy, private school administration, community college instruction, or as a prerequisite for admission to a doctoral program in special education. Furthermore, attorneys who wish to specialize in special education law or desire to become a due process hearing officer may enroll in this program. Federal, state, and local government SELPAs employ professionals with this degree to monitor and enforce special education procedures and programs.
Other programs of Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University (APU) is a private, inter-denominational, evangelical Christian university located near Los Angeles in suburban Azusa, California. Founded in 1899, the college is recognized for quality in academics and successful graduates since then. APU holds regional accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Its teacher education courses are validated by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Besides providing a range of fulltime campus programs, the college also offers accredited online degree programs at the associate, bachelor's, and master's degree levels. The same expert APU 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 Azusa Pacific 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.
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