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Master of Arts in Educational Studies, Special Education

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The Master of Arts program in special education at The Ohio State University will help lead you to a fulfilling career helping children with disabilities reach their full learning potentials. This accredited, research-based program is strongly focused in applied behavioral analysis to provide you with the knowledge required to analyze and develop learning and behavior programs for people with disabilities. Whether you want to continue your career in education or become an independent provider, there are several options to expand your knowledge in special education.

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Program Specializations

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Career Paths 

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Behavior analyst in local school districts 
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Provider of behavior analysis services
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Licensed special education teacher 
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Intervention specialist 
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Funding Options 

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Degree Requirements 

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Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree

Minimum program hours

34

Deadline to apply

December 1 

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Program start

Summer Semester 

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Licensure disclosure 

Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at go.osu.edu/onground

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