Special Education & Autism Off-Campus Programs

Towson University offers courses and degree programs in special education at off-campus locations through the Towson Learning Network. These programs are available at reduced costs.

Programs Starting in Minimester and Spring 2023

Participating Agencies

  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools
  • Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Cecil County Public Schools
  • Harford County Public Schools
  • Howard County Public School System
  • USMSM - Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's Counties

About the Program:
The Autism Studies Post-Baccalaureate Certificate provides you with the knowledge and skill set required to work with both children and adults across the autism spectrum. Learn about the typical traits of individuals on the spectrum, their gifts and challenges, co-occurring conditions, epidemiology, evidence-based interventions, classroom and workplace strategies, family impact, and research and key policy issues. 

Spring 2023:
IDHP 621 – Contemporary Issues for Infants And Children On The Autism Spectrum
IDHP 641 – Communication, Behavior, And Participation Linkages for People On The Autism Spectrum

Fall 2023:
FMST 610 – Family-Professional Collaboration

Spring 2024:
IDHP 623 – Contemporary Issues for Adolescents And Adults On The Autism Spectrum

Fall 2024:
IDHP 642 – Program Design and Implementation in Autism
IDHP 681 – Seminar In Autism Spectrum Issues

Participating Agencies

  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools
  • Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Cecil County Public Schools
  • Harford County Public Schools
  • Howard County Public School System

About the Program:
The Foundations of Special Education Post-Baccalaureate Certificate offers graduate level coursework to current teachers to support the diverse needs of students in today’s classrooms.

Spring 2023:
SPED 637 – Inclusion for the Classroom Teacher

SPED 603 – Informal Tests and Measurements for Students with Disabilities PreK-12

SPED 641 – Education of Students with Disabilities (SWD): Methods of Instruction

SPED 670 – Interventions for Effects of Trauma in the Classroom

SPED 646 – Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

Participating Agencies

  • Baltimore County Public Schools

About the Program:
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education, who have no formal teacher training and wish to enter the teaching profession. It is well suited to recent graduates and to those seeking to change careers.

Mini 2023:
SPED 637 - Inclusion for the Classroom Teacher


Reduced Program Costs

  • Through a contractual agreement with your employer, tuition for courses are discounted approximately 50%.
  • The TU application fee of $45 is waived.
  • Participants are responsible for purchasing course texts.
  • A required electronic portfolio software program, with a one-time fee of $120, will be used in all College of Education graduate programs.

 

How to Apply

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Contact

Towson Learning Network

Location
Enrollment Services Building
1st Floor, Room 103
Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone
410-704-4297
Fax
410-704-4250