Graduate Certificate in Autism Education
The Autism Education Certificate will prepare highly qualified educators, (general educators and special educators), and related service providers to provide evidence-based practices and support to children with autism and their families. Scholars completing the certificate program will be able to deliver EBPs that are effective across developmental domains, can ameliorate negative effects, and improve long-term outcomes of student achievement.
Students complete a set 12 hours (4 course) program of study. Courses can be taken in any order. Students eligible for the certificate program must hold a bachelor’s degree in the field of education, special education, or related services. Eligible students may or may not be concurrently enrolled in a graduate program.
|Required Courses (9 Hours Total)|
|SPC_ED 8601||Introduction to Autism||3|
|SPC_ED 8604||Autism without Co-occurring Intellectual Disability||3|
|SPC_ED 8603||Social Competency for Students with Autism||3|
|Elective Course Options(3 Hours Total)|
|SPC_ED 8602||Methods of Instruction for Students with Autism||3|
|SPC_ED 8606||Assessment in Autism, Special Education||3|
|SPC_ED 8605||Young Children with Autism||3|
Online Graduate Program Director: Dr. Jena Randolph
Graduate Student Services
303 Townsend Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Program Contacts: https://education.missouri.edu/special-education/contact/