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University Catalog 2020-2021 
University Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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This postbaccalaureate certificate program is designed to prepare educators in establishing the unique behavioral and educational programs often required for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). This program provides substantive opportunities to acquire a depth of knowledge in the understanding of the needs of individuals with ASD, and the skills to design and implement strategies based on evidence-based practices. This program aligns with the added authorization in Autism.  This certificate requires a minimum of 13 units.

Admission criteria:

Students must meet the university requirements for admission to graduate study, have a 2.75 or higher grade point average, have experience working with children, and have consulted with the program coordinator.


Refer to Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Studies: General Information  for general regulations governing all certificate programs.

U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program: Certificate Program in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Occupations that this certificate program prepares students to enter:
-Special Education Teachers; SOC Code 25-2050;
On-time graduation rate for students completing this program:
Costs of Attendance for the entire normal duration (two semesters) of this certificate program:
Tuition and Fees: $7,609
Books and Supplies: $1,809
Median loan debt incurred by students who completed this certificate program:
Title IV loans: $0.00
Other educational dept (private educational loans and institutional financing):
The job placement rate for students completing the program:
Data not available.

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