In response to the growing concern about services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) we designed and implemented a program to deepen the expertise in the field of ASD.


Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution

A minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA 

Open to all with a degree in: 

  • Special Education
  • Speech/language pathology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Social work  

 Apply for admission no later than mid-semester of your second course within the certificate program.

Application to the certificate in autism spectrum disorders (pdf)

What You'll Study

Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate

Get the specialized skills you'll need to work as an instructor for this diverse population. Learn about theory, a variety of evidence-based intervention methods and working with families.


This 12- hour graduate certificate program includes courses in: 

  • Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders 
  • Promoting Social & Communicative Competence in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders 
  • Strategies and Interventions for Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in School, Home and Community 
  • Internship in Autism Spectrum Disorders 

Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate Requirements (pdf)