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Autism Specialist

Cambridge College

12 months
574 USD/credit 17794 USD/year
574 USD/credit 17794 USD/year
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Autism Specialist from Cambridge College answers the growing need for more understanding and better preparation for those working with students with severe disabilities.


Autism Specialist from Cambridge College offers opportunities to personalize your learning and flexible study options for working professionals who want to become specialists in autism.


Autism behavior specialists work in a wide range of educational settings as teachers, school therapists, student aides, and other professional roles. In addition to working directly with special needs students, autism specialists may also conduct assessments, submit recommendations, and develop individualized care or education plans.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assistive Technology: Modifying the Curriculum for Diverse Learners
  • Autism: History, Prevalence, Diagnosis and Characteristics
  • Laws and Regulations Pertaining to Special Education
  • Theories of Typical and Atypical Human Development
  • Assessment and Appraisal Process -ASD
  • Behavior Management- ASD
  • Communication Disorders - ASD
  • Social and Psychological Perspectives in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Teaching and Curriculum Development/Students with Severe Disabilities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

A completed application must be received within enough time for students to receive the i20 and arrive in the U.S. prior to the term start-date.


31 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Supplemental documentation for issuance of I-20
  • A complete, signed application
  • Application fee: $100.00
  • Completed Application Supplement for F1 International Students
  • Photocopy of your current passport
  • Photocopy of your visa (if you are currently in the U.S.)
  • Photocopy of pages 1 and 3 of your current I-20 (if you are in the U.S. in F1 status)
  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of reference
  • Official transcripts 
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Second letter of reference
  • Current résumé
  • Earned bachelor’s degree with 3.0 GPA required.
  • Two Professional Recommendations

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 574 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 574 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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