Advanced Certificate in Autism & Severe or Multiple Disabilities
Adelphi University

Program Details

The online Advanced Certificate in Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities program is geared to special educators, general educators, related service providers, and school psychologists who are looking for career-boosting credentials in the industry.  The curriculum emphasizes the lifespan approach to development, teaching multi-disciplinary strategies and methods for diagnosis, assessment, and interventions, as they also gain expertise in matching best practices to individual needs at every stage of life.  Coursework covers areas of introduction: severe or multiple disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, severe or multiple disabilities and methods: severe or multiple disabilities.


  • Official transcripts
  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA
  • Transcripts
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution or international equivalent
  • A 500-word essay detailing reasoning for the pursuit of this certificate
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current resume

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education