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Autism Spectrum Disorders

Online Graduate Certificate

Expand your knowledge and skills of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) with our graduate certificate. The Autism Spectrum Disorder certificate specializes in assessing and teaching ASD individuals. It includes two areas of focus: Early Childhood (birth through 5) and School-Aged (K-12). Through a combination of coursework, including sensory and motor issues, assessment, characteristics, curriculum development, and social and behavioral interventions, graduates become outstanding professional educators who serve students on the autism spectrum and their families.

Career Options:

Teaching and working with children and students on the autism spectrum is identified nationally and in Kansas as a high-need field. Graduates of the ASD Certificate program leave with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to enhance their abilities as:

  • Teachers – early childhood, general, or special education
  • School or Family Counselors
  • School Psychologists
  • Art therapists
  • Music therapists
  • Advocates for children/students on the autism spectrum
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Additional information
for the Department of Teaching and Leadership

Catalog – see program guides