Special education faculty with expertise in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis designed the graduate program for individuals who seek to further their careers by receiving specialized training in autism treatment. The master of education degree in special education with a concentration in Autism/ABA is a 36-hour program that provides advanced, specialized course work in special education, autism and applied behavior analysis. Eight of the 12 required courses pertain to autism and applied behavior analysis. The remaining courses compose a related cognate. Students who seek a master’s degree must meet requirements of the Texas State University Graduate College. Graduates may also earn a Texas State University Certificate in Autism.