The Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders helps prepare highly qualified personnel, including special education teachers, speech/language pathologists, educational diagnosticians, school psychologists, and social workers to work with children with ASD and their families. The courses comprising the requirements for the certificate include patterns of development in autistic spectrum disorders, theories of underlying deficits and strengths, general and specific strategies of intervention, classroom-based approaches to communication, behavior, and social development, and methods of evaluating effectiveness as recommended by the National Research Council. The certificate is offered to students at the, masters and doctoral levels.
Delivery Format: 100% online
Program Credits: 12 credits
Program Length: 1 - 2 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250
Check the Program Search to view total per credit hour program cost.
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||$41,380 - $101,980|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||$40,970 - $99,890|
|Special Education Teachers, All Other||$47,650 - $98,990|
|Teachers and Instructors, All Other||N/A|
NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
HLC phone: 800-621-7440
The College of Education’s programs have specialized accreditations from eight different accrediting agencies.