This 18-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 educators, interventionists, psychologists, pathologists, behavior analysts, or family members who want to enhance their preparation for working with children and adults affected with autism spectrum disorders 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.


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

Banner Code: E1-CERG-ASD

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18

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
EDSE 638Autism Spectrum Disorder: Issues in Assessment and Intersectionality3
Total Credits18