Jul 15, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog

Autism Spectrum Disorder Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office


The Autism Spectrum Disorder Graduate Certificate provides teachers with additional expertise in the field of educating students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). It is anticipated that these courses will meet the requirements of the Florida Department of Education’s Endorsement in the field of autism. Emphasis is placed on assessment and diagnosis of ASD, understanding the nature of autism, the use of assistive and instructional technology and positive behavior support. Meaningful application of knowledge and skills is required through the extensive field-based experiences.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.