Graduate

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

Program Tracks Available

On campus


Admission Deadline

Fall: July 15


Degrees Offered

C.A.G.S.


School

School of Graduate Studies


Department

Education, Psychology

Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Assistant 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
508-767-7380 Kennedy Memorial Hall - Room 157
Apr 15 Thu

Special Education Virtual Information Session

Join Dr. Nanho Vander Hart, director of our Special Education programs on Thursday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. EST as she reviews our various programs within the Special Education department. You will have the opportunity to chat with the program director and admissions personnel throughout the webinar

Apr. 15, 2021
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual
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Apr 21 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 on Wednesday, April 21 at 5 p.m. EST.

Apr. 21, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual (Register for the link)
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May 26 Wed

Special Education Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our Special Education program by participating in our virtual information session on Wednesday, May 26th at 4:00pm EST! You will have the opportunity to chat with the program director and admissions personnel throughout the webinar.

May 26, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
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Apr 15 Thu

Special Education Virtual Information Session

Join Dr. Nanho Vander Hart, director of our Special Education programs on Thursday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. EST as she reviews our various programs within the Special Education department. You will have the opportunity to chat with the program director and admissions personnel throughout the webinar

Apr. 15, 2021
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual
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Apr 21 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 on Wednesday, April 21 at 5 p.m. EST.

Apr. 21, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual (Register for the link)
REGISTER
May 26 Wed

Special Education Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our Special Education program by participating in our virtual information session on Wednesday, May 26th at 4:00pm EST! You will have the opportunity to chat with the program director and admissions personnel throughout the webinar.

May 26, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
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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* – 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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