Program Description

This 12-credit certificate provides teacher training in topic areas required to implement instructional programs for students with autism. This program is ideal for teachers and support personnel who provide instruction to students with autism in a variety of educational settings. This graduate certificate program does not lead to licensure and may only be pursued on a part-time basis.

What it costs

The cost is $595.00 per credit hour for VA state residents or $505.75 per credit hour for VA state residents who are eligible and apply for the 15% PreK-12 VA Educators Discount. All out of state students qualify for an automatic 40% discount and a cost of $795.00 per credit hour. Fees include a $35 per credit hour Distance Education fee. Education Resource, New Student, and other mandatory university and course fees may apply.

Application Deadline

This program has rolling admissions, meaning that students can apply at any time. It is recommended that students apply by March 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring.

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Check out the Autism Spectrum Disorders (Graduate Certificate) program on the College of Education and Human Development website.

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Program Summary

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Program: Autism Spectrum Disorders

Degree: Graduate Certificate

College/School: College of Education and Human Development

Credits: 12 total