Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Hamline University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) program is designed for anybody who works with individuals identified on the autism spectrum, including classroom teachers, parents, or other education or community professionals.  The curriculum will help these individuals gain the skills and enhanced knowledge to better serve their students, children, or clients.  These individuals will gain the expertise to engage ASD learners in school, clinic, community, and home settings and develop research-based strategies to help individuals of any age that are on the autism spectrum become independent.  Courses include:

  • ASD: Introduction and Overview
  • Proactive Behavior Management
  • Intervention and Strategies for Students with ASD
  • Assessment: Identification & Planning for the Student with ASD
  • Communication, Assessment, & Intervention for the Learner w/ ASD


  • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a regionally-accredited college or university

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

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