Master's and doctoral students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences and research.

Graduate students are offered advanced study and research opportunities through fieldwork at local schools and internships. In addition, practical opportunities are available with LEAs and state agencies serving persons with special needs.


Students gain experience working with adaptive computer technology in the TEACH Lab. The TEACH Lab is one of the few labs of its kind in the country and provides you with invaluable experience using adaptive technology for learners with special needs.

Diagnostic Learning Center

TheĀ Diagnostic Learning Center provides opportunities for graduate students to gain experience evaluating children and students suspected of being learning disabled. You will work under faculty supervision and use a multidisciplinary model of assessment.