Special Education and Autism M.A. Program
The Special Education and Autism Master of Arts program prepares you to meet the diverse needs of individuals with learning disabilities and on the autism spectrum. This program also provides a springboard for a doctoral program or a career in research for individuals with special needs.
- Start Term: Fall only
- Program Length: Approximately 1-2 years, can be earned at your own pace
- Units: 36-unit minimum/9 classes
- Instruction: In-person on Riverside campus.
- Schedule: Each class meets once a week 4-7pm (Monday-Thursday)
Estimated program cost is $17,620 (in-state)
Out-of-state/international tuition is an additional cost. See the fee schedule here.
All coursework from of our master of arts (M.A.) programs transfers to the Ph.D. in education. For example, if you complete the M.A. in Special Education and Autism, you will have already complete one year of coursework for the Ph.D. in Special Education at UCR. Shorten your time to a doctorate by completing an M.A. degree with the School of Education today.
Visit our admissions page for more information on application materials and deadlines.
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