Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate

Earn a certificate in autism spectrum disorders

Gain the knowledge to better serve the needs of special populations.

You can complete the autism spectrum disorders (ASD) graduate certificate as a standalone or an add-on to your master's degree.

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:

  • Psychology
  • Communication disorders
  • Social work
  • Medicine
  • Other related specialties

If you are interested in pursuing a master’s degree, consider the special education graduate program, autism spectrum disorder emphasis area.

Alumni spotlight

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.

John Augustine

“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.”