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.
A Bachelor’s Degree
Aminimum of 2.75 overall grade point average
Applicants for this program must have taken SPECED 205 Psychology of the Exceptional Child or equivalent or have instructor permission.
Note: Units 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:
FOUNDATIONS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM
SPECED 608 METHODS FOR TEACHING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
SPECED 609 NONVIOLENT CRISIS INTERVENTION
SPECED 702 REFLECTIVE PRACTICE & ACTION RESEARCH
SPECED 704 APPLIED ACTION RESEARCH IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
COMDIS 683 AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION