About the program
An emphasis is placed on supporting individuals with autism through research-based and culturally sensitive strategies that focus on the development of communication, social, and leisure skills.
Our certificate program will not lead to teacher certification in autism; however, it is offered to support educators and other professionals who desire greater expertise in the area of autism spectrum disorders. This program is also offered to support professionals that are already working in the following fields:
- Communication disorders
- Social work
- Other related specialties
If you are interested in pursuing a master’s degree, consider the special education graduate program, autism spectrum disorder emphasis area.
Role models, passion and hands-on experience
A graduate certificate in autism spectrum disorders will expand your knowledge of a growing population. Become one of the strongest candidates in your field.
“I am trying to follow in my father's footsteps and create a better life for students—and maybe even one day change the world in some positive way.”
Helping you succeed
Make a smart investment in your future. Access financial aid and friendly support.
- Admission requirements
- Program requirements
- Scholarships and financial aid
- Transferring credit to Missouri State
Get ready to meet your next mentor. You’ll be prepared, confident and ready for your career.