2021-2022 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)


This graduate degree program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Cal U's education programs have also been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954, and we are continuing with the successor organization, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).


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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