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Master of Education in Special Education
Concentration in Assistive Technology

Master of Education in Special Education online degree at the University of Louisville Online

Online courses are accessed via webcam in interactive, synchronous sessions (from 4:30 to 7 p.m. ET on specific weekdays).

The following courses are required for graduation with a M.Ed. in Special Education degree at University of Louisville.

Class Hours
Inquiry (9 hours)
EDSP 639 Research Analysis in Special Education 3 hours
EDSP 644 Applied Behavior Analysis 3 hours
EDSP 669 Single Subject Research Methods and Designs 3 hours
Advocacy (6 hours)
EDSP 627 Applications of Assistive Technology 3 hours
EDSP 652 Academic and Behavior Response to Intervention 3 hours
Action (3 hours)
EDSP 688 Assistive Technologies Seminar 3 hours
Area of Emphasis (18 hours)
EDSP 632 Assistive Technology: Universal Design for Learning 3 hours
EDSP 661 Assistive Technology: Assessment Data Collection and Decision-Making 3 hours
EDSP 663 Low Tech Assistive Technologies 3 hours
EDSP 664 Assistive Technology: Computer Access and Switches and Toys 3 hours
EDSP 665 Assistive Technology: Multimedia and the Classroom Integration 3 hours
EDSP 672 Assistive Technology: Autism 3 hours
Total Minimum Hours 36 hours

An entry, midpoint and exit assessment are also required for graduation.


  1. Minimum of 18 hours in 600-level courses is required.
  2. Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the adviser (maximum of 6 hours) – final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts.
  3. A maximum of 6 hours taken in non-degree status can be applied toward a master’s degree ( upon approval of adviser).
  4. All courses must be completed within 6 years of admission to the program.
  5. To complete the program students must have minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.  No credit shall be accepted for carrying a grade lower than “C”.
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