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Graduate Certificate in Autism

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Autism is designed to give professionals with a bachelor’s level degree the additional skills needed when teaching and providing for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  The curriculum delves into the critical and essential areas of study pertaining to the advance conceptualization of understanding, describing, and implementing treatment processes.  Courses develop the student’s abilities to recognize, assess, implement programs, effectively serve, and address the needs of families of those diagnosed with ASD.  The program’s goal is to give students the opportunity and resources to make significant contributions in individuals within social, community, school, and professional settings.


  • Students must have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university
  • A GPA of 2.75 or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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