Autism Education Certificate - Online

Autism Education Certificate - Online

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2023 through summer 2024. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

This is a non-licensure program and completion of this certificate will not lead to the eligibility of a VA state teaching license or a teaching license or certificate in any other state.

Required Courses
EDSP 360Learning and Behavior Problems3
EDSP 367Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders3
EDSP 377Autism: Educational and Theoretical Approaches 13
PSYC 345Exceptional Child3
Choose two of the following courses:6
Intervention for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Instructional Adaptation for Special Education
Survey of Trends in Special Education
Total Hours18

Students seeking a field experience should take EDUC 298 Education Practicum (3 c.h.) as a co-requisite with EDSP 377 Autism: Educational and Theoretical Approaches (3 c.h.)

Completion Requirements

  • 18 total hours
  • A minimum of 25% of hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • 2.0 GPA
  • No grade of “D” may be applied to the certificate
  • Submission of Certificate Completion Application at beginning of final semester
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