The Graduate Certificate in the Autism Specialist Program is designed to prepare professionals with Bachelor Degrees in Education or related fields to teach and work with individuals with autism.
Applicants for this program must have taken SPECED 205 Psychology of the Exceptional Child or equivalent or have instructor permission.
Note: Credits earned in the Autism Specialist Certification Program may also count toward the Master of Science in Education Degree Program in Special Education.
The Certificate Program requires completion of the following courses:
SPECED 607 FOUNDATIONS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
SPECED 608 METHODS FOR TEACH CHILD WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
SPECED 609 NONVIOLENT CRISIS INTERVENTION
SPECED 702 REFLECTIVE PRACTICE & ACTION RESEARCH
SPECED 704 APPLIED ACTIOIN RESEARCH IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
COMDIS 683 AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION