University of North Dakota
|Institution Name||:||University of North Dakota|
|Campus Setting||:||City: Small|
|Student-to-faculty ratio||:||20 to 1|
|Student population||:||13,172 (10,440 undergraduate)|
UND College of Education & Human Developmentās online Master of Science in Special Education program prepares you to serve students with mild to moderate disabilities by qualifying you to:
• diagnose difficulties for children and young adults
• plan curricular approaches
• develop and deliver instructional programs with the help of other pertinent professionals in the school
• work with students in one of the following specialization areas:
• General Special Education
• Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
• Developmental/Cognitive Disabilities (DCD)
• Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
• Emotional Disturbance (ED)
• Learning Disabilities (LD)
• Special Education Strategist (SES)
• Visual Impairment (VI)
Through online courses, you will:
• learn concepts, practices, and approaches that benefit children with various difficulties.
• apply what you have learned in a practicum/internship setting so you can further refine diagnostic and prescriptive skills with children and young adults.
• view your specialty within the broader context of the school setting by becoming familiar with issues, trends, and research that mark contemporary education.
• be encouraged to have an inquiring and questioning attitude toward your profession.
• become conversant with the literature of the field and be encouraged to be a lifelong learner.
Online Autistic Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate:
You also may pursue a fully-online Graduate Certificate in Autistic Spectrum Disorders by completing 12 credits of graduate-level coursework.
Other programs of University of North Dakota
The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public university located in Grand Forks, North Dakota. It was established by the Dakota Territorial Assembly in 1883 as a university with a strong liberal arts foundation, six years before the establishment of the state of North Dakota. Today, UND is the oldest and largest university in the state that enrolls over 14,000 students across a variety of professional and specialized programs. Besides providing a range of fulltime campus programs, the university also offers accredited online degree programs at the associate, bachelor's, and master's degree levels. The same expert UND 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 the 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.
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).