Northern Arizona University

Autism Spectrum Disorders (School-Based)

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The Autism Spectrum Disorders (School-Based) certificate program is a fully online, 15-credit (five-class) program. The purpose of this graduate certificate is to prepare professionals to fulfill a leadership role in their schools and/or districts. The coursework covers relevant up-to-date information on characteristics and instructional/behavioral needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The 3-credit competency-based fieldwork includes opportunities to demonstrate skills via videoconferencing and a guided single subject research project to develop the skills for identifying an evidence-based practice to address specific instructional and/or behavior needs of a student with autism.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

Susan Marks
Professor and Certificate Coordinator
Educational Specialties

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