Online Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate

ASU’s Graduate Certificate in autism spectrum disorders is ideal for educators, interventionists, psychologists, pathologists, behavior analysts, or family members who want to enhance their preparation for working with children and adults affected with autism spectrum disorders.

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Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 5

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 15

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There is growing demand for professionals who understand the issues and needs of individuals affected with autism. Autism now affects as many as one in every 68 children nationwide. The online Graduate Certificate in autism spectrum disorders program is delivered by ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. The program is valuable for those interested in the fields of counseling, social work, speech pathology, various fields of therapy, teaching and program management in any area which provides services to individuals on the autism spectrum.

This 15-credit hour certificate program consists of 5 classes. The graduate certificate can be completed within a two-year period along with a graduate degree or as a stand-alone certificate.

NOTE: Students interested in sitting for the national Board Certified Behavior Analyst examination should apply for the Master's in curriculum and instruction: applied behavior analysis or as a non-degree seeking student, depending on interest and need.

Featured courses


SPE 520: Verbal Behavior


SPE 521: Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorders


SPE 531: Methods of Applied Behavior Analysis for Exceptional Populations


SPE 566: Applied Behavior Analysis in Inclusive Settings


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online overview of autism spectrum disorder graduate certificate have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Clinical Psychologists

Special Education Teacher

Speech-language Pathologists

Adapted Physical Education Specialist

Prestigious faculty

The faculty of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College draws from a range of academic disciplines – including cognitive science, psychology and economics – to gain insight into important questions about the process of learning, the practice of teaching and the effects of education policy.

The faculty is committed to connecting research to schools and other learning environments. Our teacher and leadership preparation programs combine scholarly rigor with practical application.

Prestigious faculty

The faculty of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College draws from a range of academic disciplines – including cognitive science, psychology and economics – to gain insight into important questions about the process of learning, the practice of teaching and the effects of education policy.

The faculty is committed to connecting research to schools and other learning environments. Our teacher and leadership preparation programs combine scholarly rigor with practical application.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

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One of the best teacher’s colleges in the nation

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems. ASU is ranked #17 in the world in the subject area of education, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Our college is ranked in the top 20 in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best Online Programs rankings. These peer-reviewed programmatic honors include:

#1


Curriculum and Instruction.

#1


Instructional Media.

#2


Educational Administration.

#3


Special Education.

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