Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Classroom Graduate Certificate

The Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Classroom Graduate Certificate provides a comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges of students with ASD and their families and the most effective, evidence-based practices and strategies to support the learning and social success of these students in school and the community. This program may be completed 100% online.

This certificate program is designed for professionals who are currently teaching with a certificate in education (or a related field, e.g., psychology, speech-language pathology, behavior, etc.) who want to develop their ability to work effectively with students with ASD and their families.

Some key features and benefits of the program include:

  • acquisition of specialized knowledge, skills and dispositions to be leaders in your schools and communities in serving students with ASD and their families
  • completion of application assignments, or APPS, which are designed to allow for the implementation of learned skills in your classroom followed by guided reflection and revision from faculty and colleagues 
  • access to faculty and national leaders in the area of autism spectrum disorders
  • opportunities to engage with local community partners who specialize in supporting individuals on the spectrum and their families

View certificate requirements in the Graduate Catalog.

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Program Director

Katherine Holman
Katherine Holman
Psychology Building
Room 311