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Graduate Certificate in Special Education / Autism

Program Details

Ball State University offers an online Graduate Certificate in Special Education with a concentration in Autism. This certificate provides specialized training for those treating students with autism spectrum disorders, which is the fastest growing disability group. The autism certificate can be integrated into a master’s program in special education. It’s a good complement for you if you have a teaching license in elementary, secondary, or special education.

Courses offered for this certificate:

  • Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Introduction to Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Interventions and Treatments for Persons with Autism
  • Field-Based Experience in Autism


Official transcripts. 2.75 GPA. A bachelor degree is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education