Certificate Program

Autism Spectrum Disorders Online

Further your career with an online Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) affects an estimated 1 in 68 individuals. There is a growing demand for highly trained professionals with the knowledge and skills to meet the educational and psychosocial needs of individuals with ASD.

Our graduates further their career as advocates for individuals with ASD in schools, hospitals, social service agencies, nonprofits and research organizations.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders Online

Advance Your Career

Autism Specialists
Consultants
Educators
Psychologists
Therapists
Medical Personnel
Speech and Language Pathologists

Program Benefits

Six start dates throughout the year
Eight-week courses
100 percent online
Advance your career
Enhance your credentials
Advance your professional knowledge

Courses/Cost/Time

5 online courses (15 hrs)
Estimate- $6,750
Finish in under a year
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NOTE:

This program does not lead to an initial teacher license. For info about licensure click here

Program requirements

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.

Course Requirements

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

Application Requirements

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).

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Note:  All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. There is a non-refundable application fee.

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Submit Transcripts

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.

TOEFL scores are required from applicants whose native language is not English. For information visit the Educational Testing Service website.

Request that transcripts [and test scores, if
applicable] be sent directly to:

Graduate College
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0180

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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

 

 

You will be enrolled in and receive your graduate certificate from the College of Education & Human Development

Autism Spectrum Disorders is the fastest-growing developmental disability, and there is a high demand for trained professionals.