Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders (school-based)

This certificate is ideal if you desire specialized training in autism-spectrum disorders for school-based populations.

This certificate prepares you to serve as an autism support consultant to:

  • parents
  • teachers
  • direct care staff
  • others who support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Degree requirements

For this certificate, you must complete five 3-units courses for a total of 15 units:

  • ESE 580  (First class in the program. Offered only in the summer)
  • ESE 585 or DIS 519
  • ESE 664 or SERP 595A
  • ESE 681
  • ESE 608-ASD


After taking these courses, you may qualify for professional certificate as an Autism Support Professional (ASP).

Part of a degree or stand-alone certificate

If you are from a disability-related field, you may complete this plan as part of your graduate studies or as a stand-alone certificate.

Academic Catalog Listing

See the academic catalog for more details on this degree.

More Information

If you would like to have more information on this program, contact Dr. Susan Marks or schedule an appointment with her.