This Master of Education degree focuses on the broader concepts of exceptionality (learning, instruction and development) and an in-depth preparation for one or two areas of exceptionality. Exploration of theory and research and advanced application in instruction and assessment with selected populations are integrated throughout the program. It is designed to provide students advanced training and expertise in a chosen area of concentration: specific learning disability, emotional impairment, or autism spectrum disorder. The program is currently offered at several on-ground locations including Macomb, Oakland Schools and on Oakland University's main campus, as well as online.
partial fulfillment of the requirements to earn this credential, the Michigan
Department of Education requires that candidates complete a minimum of 180
clock hours in a supervised practicum experience teaching students with autism
spectrum disorders. The practicum is offered
as the final experience required for K-12 certification in ASD. The specific nature of the experience will be
individually determined at the time of approval of the practicum request.
To be considered for graduate admission, applicants must submit all of the following university and program application documents by the published application deadlines.
Download an application packet. Read through the application packet carefully and submit all other required application paperwork to the designated areas.
Complete the free online graduate application by clicking on the button below:
Application type: Grad — Masters
Planned course of study: MEd in Special Education w/Autism Spectrum Disorder
If you have any other questions, please contact one of the following coordinators:
All Off-Campus & Online Locations (other than Macomb)
Susan Martino, Director of Program Development
(248) 370-4415 | (248) 370-4242 fax
Macomb County Location
Daniel Arnold, Site Program Coordinator
(586) 226-8462 phone | (586) 226-8463 fax