Certificate in Autism

The Special Education Program offers a Certificate in Autism. This certificate is only available for graduate students who are also seeking a Master of Education (M.Ed.) Major in Special Education (Autism/Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration).

This certificate program requires concurrent enrollment in the Master of Education major in Special Education (Autism/Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration) at Texas State University. 

The post-baccalaureate certificate in Autism requires 24 semester credit hours. This certificate is only available for graduate students who are also seeking a Master of Education (M.Ed.) Major in Special Education (Autism/Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration).

Course Requirements

SPED 5314Advanced Educational Strategies for Students with Autism3
SPED 5327Educating Students with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities3
SPED 5329Language Development and Intervention for Special Populations3
SPED 5375Behavior Management: School Application of Applied Behavior Analysis3
SPED 5380Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in Schools3
SPED 5386Advanced Techniques in Applied Behavioral Analysis3
SPED 5387Single-Subject Research Methods and Designs3
SPED 5391Field-Based Practicum in Autism Spectrum Disorders3
or SPED 5389 Special Education Practicum
Total Hours24