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Severe Disabilities PreK-12 Initial Licensure

Bay Path University's program in Severe Disabilities (all levels) is designed to prepare professionals in the field of developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders for Massachusetts Initial Licensure. The concentration in severe disabilities emphasizes modifications for the general education curriculum, applied academics, alternative assessments, transition and vocational strategies, and school and community inclusion. Threaded throughout the program are themes of diversity, community and family collaboration, and technology.

This program includes a yearlong practicum and is for students seeking Massachusetts Initial Licensure in Severe Disabilities (All Levels).

All classes are offered 100% online.


Curriculum information can be found in our online graduate course catalog.

The Special Education Non-Licensure concentration also requires 36 credit hours but does not require a practicum or internship experience.