Arcadia’s online Modular Master’s degree program is designed to build your skills for a variety of careers. This innovative program allows you to pair certificates to build a unique pathway in healthcare, education, organizational leadership, finance, and more. Round out your master’s degree with a foundation course and a capstone course. With more control over your studies, you’ll gain the specific skills you need for the career you want most.
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Combine TWO Certificate Modules (24–39 credits)
This program requires one Foundation Course
Complete a foundation course that suits your degree and career.
An introductory course in special education emphasizing inclusion and diversity, this course provides an overview of the complex issues surrounding inclusive and heterogeneous schooling. Through various learning strategies and experiences, students become familiar with current special education theory, practice, advocacy and legislation, and gain expertise on best practices to ensure access equity and quality education for every student. It includes field experience and case studies.
Your Capstone experience gives you hands-on skills to apply to your career. Your specific Capstone course will depend on the pathway you choose.
(Applies to the Autism Education/Healthcare Management pathway and the Infant Toddler Mental Health/Healthcare Management pathway of the Modular Master’s degree.) An action research project that enables the student to synthesize and apply master’s degree coursework in a way that supports the student’s personal and professional goals. The project must be approved by the adviser to meet program expectations.
(Applies to the Applied Behavior Analysis/Healthcare Management pathway of the Modular Master’s degree.) Prepares students to serve as supervisors, trainers, mentors, and coaches to human service staff in various settings ranging from schools to clinics while addressing behavior analytic skills that may be the topic of training. This course emphasizes creating motivating environments for staff that maximize performance and minimize problems such as poor treatment fidelity. This course focuses on the integration of basic behavior analytic concepts into training plans.
Arcadia accepts applications throughout the year. After acceptance to your program, you can start taking classes in the spring, summer, or fall.
|Completed online application—you can apply now
$0 application fee
|Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from an accredited institution|
|A teaching license is not required|
|Official transcripts from each college, university, or professional school attended|
|Two letters of recommendation|
|Test scores are not required|
Learn more about the cost of the Modular Master’s degree and any specialized program costs.
Arcadia’s online programs bring together the best aspects of flexibility and personal guidance. You can study at your pace, accessing the online coursework at convenient times for your schedule. At the same time, we built our online environment to provide seamless engagement with your instructors and classmates. Benefit from a highly flexible experience backed by ongoing support for achieving your career goals.
Your time to completion depends on your pace because the program offers several combinations with both full- and part-time options. On average, a full-time student could finish this program in two years.
No, there are no entrance exams required.
Because the online Modular Master's degree program includes separate certificates, the program does not accept transfer credits.
You'll complete 10–13 courses to earn the online Modular Master's degree. You can learn more about the coursework for each certificate through their curriculum pages. View our course catalog here.
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