Peggy Schaefer-Whitby
Program Coordinator
308 ARKA (410 Arkansas Avenue)
479-575-3302
E-mail: pschaefe@uark.edu

Graduate Certificate Offered:

Autism Spectrum Disorders (non-degree): AUTS

Graduate Certificate Program in Autism Spectrum Disorders (AUTS):

The graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders develops professionals in the area of autism spectrum disorders. The program recognizes students who take a concentrated core of courses focused on autism spectrum disorders. Students who earn the certificate develop knowledge and skills in the areas of characteristics, assessment, and educational interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

Admission requirements for the Graduate Certificate program include:

  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) during the last 60 hours of undergraduate work.
Program of Study:
SPED 5143Teaching Communication Skills to Persons with Autism (Su)3
SPED 6803Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Fa)3
SPED 6813Characteristics and Assessment of Persons with ASD (Sp)3
SPED 6823Instructional Methods for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Fa)3
SPED 6833Practicum in Autism Spectrum Disorders (Sp, Su, Fa)3