Graduate Certificate in the Autism Spectrum

This graduate-level certificate offers a specialized program of study for professionals seeking to gain expertise in supporting the unique needs of learners on the autism spectrum in diverse settings. Through participation in coursework that includes embedded field experiences, candidates will acquire applied knowledge of current theory, research, and practice to guide them in working with individuals on the autism spectrum from early childhood to adulthood. The certificate is designed for current graduate students or post-graduate professionals from a variety of disciplines. Candidates may include educators, therapists, advocates, family members, adults who identify on the autism spectrum, and others from a variety of fields and backgrounds.

Autism Spectrum Graduate Certificate — 12 units

Course Requirements

SPED 791Nature of the Autism Spectrum3
SPED 825Communication, Behavior and Instructional Supports: Autism3
SPED 794Socialization and Imagination: Autism3
Elective (upon advisement)3