Program at a Glance
- Online Certificate
- College of Community Innovation and Education
Advance your career as an innovative, compassionate educator.
It is vital that all students feel supported in the classroom. A graduate certificate in autism spectrum disorders provides specialized training for instructors with a specific focus on the knowledge and skills that will accommodate students with ASD.
With your online graduate certificate in autism spectrum disorders, you’ll be prepared to step into a leadership role on your campus. You’ll study the nature of autism, educational practices, communication techniques, assistive technology and more. As a certified autism specialist, you’ll be able to assist students within any academic setting, including inside the classroom.
Your graduate certificate through UCF Online can be added onto an undergraduate or graduate degree of your choosing, or you may incorporate it into a master’s program of study in Exceptional Student Education. This program, which is approved by the Florida Department of Education, incorporates field-based assignments to give you a hands-on experience with real-world applications. To complete your certificate, get started today.
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Nature of Autism: Theory and Educational Practice
Theory and teaching applications for students with autism spectrum disorders includes 20 hour field-based experience. Designed for application towards requirements for State Endorsement in Autism.
Assessment, Diagnosis, and Curriculum Prescriptions for Students with Autism
Contemporary assessments and models for assessing exceptional children to address curriculum and prescription. Specific emphasis is placed on assessment of students with autism spectrum disorders.
Methods of Behavioral Management
Analysis of the principles of behavior management and precision teaching and application of these principles to the solving of classroom management problems.
Skills You'll Learn
- Meet the requirements for adding an ASD endorsement in the state of Florida.
- Gain the knowledge, skills, and competencies for working with students with ASD.
2019 - 2029
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- behavior analyst
- exceptional education teacher
- occupational therapist
- school social worker
- special education teacher