Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate
Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

The Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate from M State can benefit entry-level workers, those caring for individuals with autism, and students interested in learning about ASD. This online special education certification gives students basic knowledge to understand characteristics associated with autism.

Classes focus on current research and theories related to communication and developmental needs of those with autism, as well as behavior and intervention strategies. Students will learn about diagnostic criteria, family-centered approaches to assessment and intervention, evidence-based research, technology benefiting those with disabilities, and the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

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