Graduate Certificate program in Autism Spectrum Disorders (School-Based) from Northern Arizona University prepares students to provide leadership to school and/or agency teams in order to meet the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the school setting.
As the number of autism diagnoses continues to climb, the demand for professionals with the knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders and the ability to adapt teaching and learning environments to support these students has become a strong need in the educational professions.
In this Autism Spectrum Disorders (School-Based) from Northern Arizona University, teachers and leaders of elementary and secondary institutions learn how to plan and develop meaningful instruction and assessment by using evidence-based instructional strategies that support these students in their classroom and social environments.
The students also learn how to remain on top of their field, using the most current research to adapt their teaching and leadership practices for students having Autism Spectrum Disorders.
This certificate plan is appropriate if you desire specialized training in autism spectrum disorders for school-based populations.
This graduate certificate through Northern Arizona University prepares candidates to work with parents, teachers, direct care staff or others who support children with ASD.
After successfully completing these courses, you will receive an NAU graduate certificate in the area of autism. Successful graduates are qualified to be an Autism Specialist or Autism Support Professional (ASP).
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
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