An Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Graduate Certificate)

Learn how to support and advocate for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. A curriculum that blends theory with practice provides you with the ability to conduct helpful interventions and promote specialized learning strategies.


Program description

The graduate certificate in autism spectrum disorders is ideal for educators, interventionists, paraprofessionals, psychologists, behavior analysts and family members who want to enhance their preparation for working with individuals affected with ASD.

Students can complete the graduate certificate within a two-year period while concurrently pursuing a graduate degree or they can complete it as a stand-alone certificate. 

Students interested in sitting for the national Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam should apply for the MA program in special education with a concentration in applied behavior analysis or the applied behavior analysis graduate certificate, depending on interest and need.

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