Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders
James Madison University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders program is for professionals working with and supporting individuals with Autism, especially professionals responsible for the direct services, assessment, and planning for those with a disability on the spectrum.  The curriculum provides an in-depth study of the characteristics, assessment, and provision of services for those with Autism and combines applied theory, ethics, and the applications of research in various educational and support settings.  Coursework is varied and includes early childhood characteristics, issues and programming, initial evaluation, programming and life planning, learning, communication, behavioral issues, and sensory motor components.


  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Resume
  • Personal statement

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges