At a Glance

Program units

12–15

Average completion time

4–6 months

Cost per unit

$622

Base cost

$7,464–$9,330*

Accreditation

CTC, NCATE, WASC

Location

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

All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact APU's Graduate Student Financial Services.

Overview

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 or as a resource specialist. 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 2014–15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.