Autism Spectrum Disorder (Graduate Certificate)
This program will serve the professional development needs of a wide variety of individuals, including:
- parents of children with ASD;
- special and general education teachers and administrators; speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, behavioral consultants, recreation therapists; and
- graduate students in other University majors such as sociology or psychology.
For more information please visit the Autism Spectrum Disorder website.
Please visit the Graduate School website for detailed instructions about applying to the certificate program.
The coursework for the graduate certificate consists of 13-15 credits from the following required and elective course offerings. Highly qualified individuals may petition for permission to waive a required course. Applicants are urged to schedule an appointment with the program coordinators to develop their individualized course of study. Applications for graduate certificates are available through the Graduate School website.
|EDUC 857||Contemporary Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders||4|
|COMM 916||Autism Spectrum Disorders||3|
|Select two of the following based on individual advising: 1|
|EDUC #853||Contemporary Issues in Behavioral Disabilities||4|
|EDUC #854||Contemporary Issues of Developmental Disabilities||4|
|EDUC #855||Facilitating Social Understanding and Relationships for Students with Disabilities||2|
|EDUC #952||Inclusive Assessment, Curriculum, Instruction, and Communication Supports||4|
|EDUC 956||Learning to Listen: Developing Positive Behavior Supports for Students with Challenging Behaviors||4|
|OT courses in Assistive Technology including:|
|OT 822||Introduction to Assistive Technology||4|
|OT 826||Assistive Technology and Sensory, Communicative, and Cognitive Disabilities||4|
|COMM 914||Augmentative and Alternative Communication||3-4|
|HDFS 897||Special Topics (Impact of Autism on the Family)||1-4|