Autism & Significant Support Needs Certificate Program
The Autism and Significant Support Needs Certificate Program is designed for persons holding a current license in special education, or equivalent. The goal of the certificate program is to increase the number of well trained personnel in the areas of autism and significant support needs by providing a culturally responsive curriculum designed to meet the needs of school professionals teaching in these areas.
Certificate Program Requirements: Students must have an undergraduate degree in Special Education, SE Generalist license or equivalent. Students must make full application and be accepted to the college and take courses for credit. The cost of the program is the same as graduate tuition for degree seeking students. Students with similar courses in their prior experience may request courses be transferred to meet part of the certificate requirements. Students must review certificate program plan with advisor prior to enrollment, and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00.
Autism and Significant Support Needs Certificate Course Requirements:
Complete four (4) of the following:
|SEDM 5675: Transition Planning and Instruction|
|SEDM 5600: Academic Instruction for Students with Autism and Significant Support Needs|
|SEDM 6250: Effective Behavioral Support Systems|
|SEDM 5800: Communication Skills for Students with Autism and Significant Support Needs|
|TEDM 6400: Differentiated Instruction and Collaboration|
|SEDM 6350: Mentoring for Students with Autism and Significant Support Needs|
If you are interested in getting started with this program, please visit our Graduate Application page.