Autism Spectrum Disorders
This graduate certificate is ideal for educators, interventionists, psychologists, pathologists, behavior analysts, or family members who want to enhance their preparation for working with children and adults affected with autism spectrum disorders.
Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate with MEd Option
Curriculum provides training in topic areas required to implement instructional programs for individuals with autism across their lifespan. The curriculum is appropriate for special educators, general educators, related service providers, parents, and others who provide instruction to students with autism in a variety of educational, community and vocational settings.
- EDSE 634: Characteristics of Individuals with Autism (3 credit hours)
- EDSE 635: Interventions for Individuals with Autism (3 credit hours)
Total: 15 credits
Students who are completing the Master's in Special Education in conjunction with their certificate program will need to complete the following courses to meet the MEd course requirements. Students wishing to take this option should select the Master’s in Special Education on their application, and should contact their advisor to add the certificate once enrolled.
- EDSE 501: Introduction to Special Education (3 credit hours)
- EDSE 517: Computer Applications for Special Populations (3 credit hours)
- EDSE 590: Special Education Research (3 credit hours)
- Six elective credits in special education and/or assistive technology.
Coursework is delivered 100% online in a modified schedule to meet the needs of busy professionals.