6 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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The goal of the interdisciplinary Autism Spectrum Disorder (Certificate NDP) program at University of Arizona is to prepare pediatric clinicians with the skills necessary to diagnose and manage autism in the pediatric population.

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The Autism Spectrum Disorder (Certificate NDP)  program at University of Arizona prepares pediatric nurse practitioners, psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioners and general practice pediatricians to address the increasing health care challenge of autism. 


The College of Nursing at the University of Arizona offers a variety of programs at the graduate level.  Programs are available for students pursuing a first degree in nursing, as well as students interested in advancing in the professional as leaders, advanced practice nurses, and nurse researchers.  Please visit the College of Nursing's website for detailed information about our college, faculty and programs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: Prevalence, Etiology, Screening and Assessment 
  • Health and Behavioral Care Planning and Intervention for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Leadership and Advocacy for Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Pediatric Patient 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unrestricted RN licensure within the U.S. AND current APRN certification (PNP, FNP or PMHNP)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Advanced Practice Nursing degree (APRN)
  • Advanced practice national certification in specialty area
  • Applicants must have at least two years of current and continuous full-time work as an APRN in specialized setting ((i.e. developmental pediatric clinics, behavioral health clinics).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 6 months.

Online tuition: $12,600 per year

Living costs for Mexico City

9624 - 15741 MXN /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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