Online Autism Specialist Certificate

The Autism Specialist Certificate is designed to prepare professionals with undergraduate degrees in education or related fields to work with individuals on the autism spectrum using advanced knowledge and skills specific to autism spectrum disorders and that are evidence based.

The Online Autism Specialist Certificate is 15 graduate credits.

  • All credits count towards an MSE in Special Education through the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
  • The program is fully online
  • The online modules stress only evidenced-based interventions and courses go through an accreditation process called Quality Matters to ensure that the online access is as seamless as possible.
  • Our department is accredited through both  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). 

The courses are offered in the following rotation:

Certificate Plan

Coordinator: Dr. Shannon Stuart, 472-4877