The Online Autism Specialist Graduate Certificate is ideal for educators who want to increase their understanding of working with children affected with autism.
The Autism Specialist Certificate is designed for professionals with undergraduate degrees in education or related fields to work with individuals on the autism spectrum using advanced knowledge and skills specific to autism spectrum disorders and that are evidence based.
This program offers a high quality, practitioner-oriented approach that is committed to developing highly-qualified and effective professionals.
The Autism Specialist Certificate is 15-credits.
Courses for the Autism Specialist Certificate may include;
All credits in the certificate can count toward a Master of Science in Education in Special Education through the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Students must maintain a grade of C or better in all courses.
To qualify for admission to the certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution and meet graduate admission criteria.
If you do not meet the graduate admission criteria, please email us to determine if you could be admitted on a conditional basis.
International students must meet additional criteria and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Contact us for information and assistance.
Online Autism Specialist certificate program at UW-Whitewater are a superior value at $582.50 USD per credit as a resident and $1,142.49 USD per credit as a non-resident for the 2022-23 academic year.
If you compare our graduate tuition to others, you will find that this per-credit price is quite reasonable.
What creates this value?
Graduate students can purchase textbooks and other instructional materials through the University Bookstore or elsewhere online. Students should verify what materials are needed with their instructor.
Students enrolled in the Graduate certificate programs are not federal aid eligible.
Students completing a certificate with a degree program may be eligible for financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or employment. All of these make up a “Financial Aid Package” and may be offered singly or in various combinations. Since funds are limited, priority for aid is based on financial need and how promptly applications are filed. For more information, please reach out directly to the Financial Aid department.