Explore Autism Spectrum Disorders at Missouri State

 MASTER'S IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

MASTER'S IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

At Missouri State University, you can accomplish two goals at one time. You can complete a master’s degree in autism spectrum disorders and complete the courses required to test for ABA certification as a board certified behavior analyst.

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Graduate certificate

Get a certificate that lays the foundation for applied behavior analysis, research-based strategies, and historical and diagnostic overviews of autism.

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ABA certification

Advance your experience with content hours toward ABA certification. Add courses to sit for the national Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam.

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Master's degree

Put yourself ahead with a master’s degree in special education. Accrue fieldwork hours while you take classes, then sit for the BCBA exam. If you haven't completed your bachelor's degree you can explore our acclerated program and finish faster.

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What can you do with a master's in Autism Spectrum Disorder plus ABA? 

Ensure quality education for all with opportunities such as:

  • Board certified behavior analyst
  • Autism specialist
  • Special education teacher
  • Social worker
  • Therapist

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Student need

1 in 54

Children are identified with autism spectrum disorder
Career success

100%

Job placement rate for ASD program graduates in clinical and classroom settings
Credit hours

 37 hours

Earn your master’s in autism spectrum disorder plus ABA in 37 hours
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Missouri State University
Department of Counseling, Leadership and Special Education
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897
Telephone
417-836-5392
Email
MeganBoyle@MissouriState.edu

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