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This 15-credit non-licensure certificate provides training in topic areas required to implement instructional programs for individuals with autism across their lifespan. The certificate is appropriate for special educators, general educators, related service providers, parents, and others who provide instruction to students with autism in a variety of educational, community and vocational settings.

This graduate certificate is offered in an asynchronous online format and may only be pursued on a part-time basis.

This certificate program qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. For more information about program graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our disclosure page.


For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: E1-CERG-ASD

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.


EDSE 620Supporting the Behavior and Sensory Needs of Individuals with Autism3
EDSE 634Characteristics of Individuals with Autism3
EDSE 635Interventions for Individuals with Autism3
EDSE 636Supporting Communication and Literacy for Individuals with Autism3
EDSE 637Autism Across the Lifespan: Collaboration with Critical Partners3
Total Credits15