The Hybrid Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders at Appalachian

Develop a deeper understanding of behavioral health with Appalachian State’s innovative, hybrid Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate. Grow personally and professionally as you explore the unique opportunities available for educating and helping those in need.

The focused curriculum is designed to prepare you to effectively work with children and students across the autism spectrum. Providing a safe and thorough intervention for those with autism is paramount, and this program will provide you with skills and tools to help those with autism spectrum disorders, which is the fastest growing disability group.

Whether you are a special educator, a P-12 teacher, a concerned family member or an advocate, this certificate gives you critical knowledge and practical skills to help you address a disorder that is estimated to affect at least 1.5 million Americans. Demand is high for trained professionals.

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Certificate details

Program information

  • Some online elements will be integrated
  • Completion time: 1 year
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(Note: Not all courses listed may be delivered to App State Online students. Refer curriculum questions to the program contact.)

Eligibility and application requirements


Applicants must:

Application Requirements:

  • Completed online application to graduate school
  • Application fee
  • Official (sealed or electronic) transcripts from each college or university (other than Appalachian) attended in the last five years
  • Resume

Note: Test scores are not required for this program.

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