Graduate Certificate Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism classes are offered solely online and the graduate certificate can be completed in 1-2 years. Courses are open to degree-seeking students and non-degree-seeking students.
How to apply:
Complete an online application for admission to the graduate school.
Admission to the program requires meeting all qualifications for acceptance to the Missouri Western Graduate School, successful completion of a baccalaureate degree in education or a related field, and a minimum GPA of a 2.75. The GRE is not required.
Applications for new graduate cohorts are accepted until approximately 1-2 months before the beginning of the next semester, see this link for specific deadlines:https://www.missouriwestern.edu/graduate/graduate-school-4/apply-online/
Please note that the majority of new students start in the summer semester. If you intend to start in a different semester, we encourage you to contact the Education Graduate Program first.
Note: Now accepting applications for a graduate assistantship for 2015-2016 school year. Please e-mail your resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816-271-4449 for questions.
Graduate School website:
Department of Education webpage:
Note: You may apply to this program with or without having a teaching license.
Note: A Master’s of Applied Science in Assessment in Autism Spectrum Disorders is also available
Courses for a certificate
|AUTISM OPTION COURSES|
|Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 credits)|
|Intensive Early Intervention for Students with ASD (3 credits)|
|Assessment and Planning for the Student with ASD (3 credits)|
|Classroom Programming for Students with ASD (3 credits)|
|Behavioral Interventions for Students with ASD (3 credits)|
|Teaching Communication and Social Skills for Students with ASD (3 credits)|
Core Courses: 18 credits Autism Certificate Option