School of Education - George Mason University

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.

Application to the Fully Online Program.

Master's Option

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.

Delivery Format

Coursework is delivered 100% online in a modified schedule to meet the needs of busy professionals.

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