Online Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Program at a Glance
- 100 Percent Online
A practicum is required
- 15 Credit hours
- Can be completed in 1 year
- GRE required
- Spring: December 1
- $409.94 Tuition
- $2.70 Library Fee
- $10.48 Network & Data Systems Fee
- $30 Off-Campus fee
*Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2016 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.
Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
Have a Positive Impact on Students with Autism
The Graduate Certificate Program in Autism Spectrum Disorders will enable current teachers and education professionals to gain much needed information and skills that will translate into a positive impact on the education of students with autism spectrum disorders. Professionals will enroll in the proposed program to learn specific knowledge and skills that will greatly facilitate their ability to effectively identify and educate students with autism spectrum disorders.
The Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders recognizes students who take a concentrated core of courses focused on autism spectrum disorders. Students who earn the certificate develop knowledge and skills in the areas of characteristics, assessment, and educational interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Generally, in the Graduate Certificate in ASD, the cumulative GPA in the last 60 hours taken should be 3.25 or higher and the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores should be at or around the 50th percent for the Verbal Reasoning Score, Qualitative Reasoning Score, and Analytical Writing.
- Peggy Schaefer Whitby, Ph.D.