The Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate curriculum was developed in partnership with the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)—a leading source of autism training and resources for families and professionals. The program’s emphasis on providing field experiences with individuals across the autism spectrum and across the lifespan complements its curricular focus on translating evidence-based research into practice.
Certificate Courses: (15 hours)
EDIS 6440 Nature and Characteristics of Students with ASD
EDIS 6480 Assessment, Methods and Materials for Students with ASD
EDIS 6460 Social, Sensory, and Communication Issues for Students with ASD
EDIS 6540 Behavior Support and Intervention for Students with ASD
EDIS 6690 ASD Practicum
To be accepted into this certificate program, applicants must have bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.7 or graduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 (when graduate semester hours are 9 or greater).
Submit Your Graduate College Application Online
Note: All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. There is a non-refundable application fee.
As part of the online application process you will upload scanned copies of transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be submitted to the Graduate College.
Non-native speakers of English must have a minimum 80 TOEFL IBT, 53 PTEA, or 7.0 IELTS score. For information visit the Educational Testing Service website.
Request that transcripts [and test scores, if
applicable] be sent directly to:
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0180
Statement of Purpose
As part of the online application process you will upload a Statement of Purpose which should address:
- your motivation for pursuing graduate study in your chosen field
- what you hope to gain through graduate study
- your career aspirations following completion of the program
- your personal qualities that relate to your future success as a graduate student