Graduate Certificate in Special Education / Autism
Ball State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Special Education with a concentration in Autism provides specialized training for those teaching students with autism spectrum disorders.  This program can be integrated into a master’s program in special education and also complements teaching licenses in elementary, secondary, or special education.  

Courses offered are:

  • 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's degree is required

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission