Graduate

Special Education

Autism Spectrum Disorders C.A.G.S.
(with Endorsement Option)

Program Tracks Available

On campus


Admission Deadline

Fall: Rolling


Degrees Offered

C.A.G.S.


School

School of Graduate Studies


Department

Education, Psychology

Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Schedule a Conversation
508-767-7365 Admissions House - Room 205

Nanho Vander Hart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education, Director of Special Education, Director of Transition Specialist Program
508-767-7380 Kennedy Memorial Hall - Room 157
Oct 27 Wed

Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our 12 premier graduate programs as well as the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the webinar.

Oct. 27, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
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Oct 28 Thu

Special Education CAGS Opportunities at Assumption Virtual Information Session

Join Dr. Nanho Vander Hart, director of our Special Education programs as she reviews our Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) options. Assumption offers C.A.G.S. options for those interested in working in a number of areas. You will have the opportunity to chat with the program directo ... Read more

Oct. 28, 2021
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual
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Oct 27 Wed

Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our 12 premier graduate programs as well as the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the webinar.

Oct. 27, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
Register Now
Oct 28 Thu

Special Education CAGS Opportunities at Assumption Virtual Information Session

Join Dr. Nanho Vander Hart, director of our Special Education programs as she reviews our Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) options. Assumption offers C.A.G.S. options for those interested in working in a number of areas. You will have the opportunity to chat with the program directo ... Read more

Oct. 28, 2021
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual
Register Now

Program Curriculum

A Committed Faculty

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:
To be accepted into the C.A.G.S. program, you must have:
A master’s degree in Special Education or a related field of study from an accredited college or university 

For Massachusetts Autism Endorsement: Massachusetts Initial or Professional teacher license in one of the following:

  • Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities
  • Teacher of Students with Severe Disabilities
  • Teacher of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
  • Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Application Requirements:

  • Completed Application Dated & Signed
  • Three letters of recommendation are required* – one professional and at least one academic.
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for applicants whose native language is not English)

*We strongly recommend at least one academic letter of recommendation; the remaining letters may be professional. All recommendations may be professional if an academic letter is not feasible. However, all letters should address the student’s ability to complete graduate-level academic work.


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