2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Program Description

The Autism Spectrum Disorders professional development certificate is designed for individuals who do not currently hold special education certification but are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of autism spectrum disorders. 

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jason Kight

Delivery Mode

Online (100% online delivery)


Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP, formerly NCATE)

Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education


Course Credits
ESP 740  Nature/Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ESP 741  Communication, Behavior and Instruction: Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ESP 742  Life Transitions and Partnerships: Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ESP 743  Navigating the Social World: Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
Total 12

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