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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Autism Spectrum Disorders - 10 Credit Graduate Certificate

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The Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate is a variable certificate with 10 to 14 credits. This certificate is specifically designed to meet MN Board of Teaching (BOT) Licensure Standards. A student admitted to this program must work with an advisor to determine the exact number of credits needed to meet MN BOT licensure standards.

Core Competency Courses
Choose 7 - 11 Credit(s).
Core Competency Courses.

SPED 684 ASD: Program Design and Implementation 4
SPED 685 ASD: Medical and Community Supports 4
SPED 686 Graduate Student Teaching: Autism Spectrum Disorders 3

Licensure Requirement
Choose 3 Credit(s).
Students without an existing special education license are required to take SPED 656

SPED 656 Initial Graduate Seminar: Special Education 3
SPED 659 Advanced Graduate Seminar: Special Education 3

Students seeking a MN teaching license must work with their advisor to determine which, if any, courses are needed from the department's other certificate programs. Up to an additional 34 credits of coursework may be required to meet state standards.

Gainful Employment Program Information
The program is a Gainful Employment program regulated by the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education requires additional information be provided to you about this certificate program. For more information follow these links: