Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate


School of Education

Our ASD graduate certificate plan of study program will support you in: (1) understanding the characteristics of ASD, (2) locating and linking evidence based instructional practices (e.g., structured learning environments, visual supports, and systematic instruction) to the characteristics of ASD, and (3) implementing interventions for individuals with ASD.  The ASD certificate program is designed for professionals (special education teachers, general education teachers, school psychologists, speech language pathologists, paraeducators/class support staff) and family members of individuals with ASD who already hold a bachelor degrees in education related fields.  This program is completely online.

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • Describe the components of a well-structured learning environment for individuals with ASD
  • Locate and evaluate research related to ASD
  • Describe the characteristics of ASD and link these to evidence based interventions (including assessments) for individuals with ASD
  • Implement evidence based interventions with individuals with ASD


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Where We Are

School of Education

615 Teachers-Dyer Complex
West Campus
University of Cincinnati

Additional Information

Find out more about the Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate program.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

This program is designed to be completed in 30 weeks.  

This program will cost $11,610 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ {N/A--Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students} of debt.

Program does not meet licensure requirements in any state.

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