At a Glance

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*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.

All stated financial information is subject to change. View additional tuition information.

Added Autism Specialization

APU’s special education programs offer candidates who hold a Mild/Moderate Disabilities Credential the option of an add-on teaching authorization in autism spectrum disorders. This versatile program can be completed on campus or online.

Learn more about the program and our faculty.

Program Highlights

  • Earn a highly marketable authorization that enhances your effectiveness in the classroom.
  • Gain valuable skills from faculty who are experts in the field.
  • Practical coursework grounded in a Christian worldview will help you graduate as a prepared and compassionate educator.
  • Study at a top-ranked, accredited university known for quality in academics and successful graduates.

This online degree is offered by APU’s School of Education. View additional graduate education programs.

Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.