Graduate Certificate in Autism Education Navigating Neurodiversity


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At Liberty University, we want to give you the education you need to make a difference in the lives of students. Our online Graduate Certificate in Autism Education explores current and developing special education trends within Christian, public, and private school settings.

Throughout this certificate, you can explore different characteristics of students with autism and methods of intervention. This includes available social, educational, and behavioral strategies to improve their learning environment.

Our autism certificate is designed to help you provide the best education possible to your students. You can learn proactive strategies for encouraging positive behavior as well as language and skill development in students with autism.

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  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Our Graduate Certificate in Autism Education is designed to help you understand the common characteristics of autism spectrum disorders. This can help you provide for the needs of your students within the autism spectrum.

Throughout this autism education certificate program, you can study under professors who have served as teachers and administrators in real-world K-12 settings. These seasoned professionals desire to share with you what they have learned in their careers. You can take these practical applications and use them in your own classroom.

Our Graduate Certificate in Autism Education program is offered 100% online, so you can further your education without uprooting your life. We value your time and understand that you have commitments to your family, career, and community. That’s why our 8-week courses are offered 100% online with no set login times.

In our Graduate Certificate in Autism Education program, you will explore leading autism research, instructional best practices, and effective behavior management methods. Your coursework will explore individualized, classroom-based, and school-wide behavior support needs. This will help you feel prepared to advocate for students in both special education and general education classrooms and community settings.

Our Graduate Certificate in Autism Education program provides an overview of communication, language, and sensory research on causation. These topics can equip you with intervention strategies for individuals with ASD in clinical, home, and school settings. You will also learn strategies for team building, program planning, evidence-based decision making, and evaluation.

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Graduate Education Full Time $415/Credit
Graduate Education Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.