Jun 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Course Catalog 
2021-2022 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Autism Spectrum Disorder Graduate Certificate

Also see

Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate  
Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis, M.S.  
Institute for Autism and Behavioral Studies  

Candidates may choose this certificate program to gain proficiency in applied educational concepts, principles, and practices to work with students who have autism spectrum disorder and their families. Practicum experience, field studies, and observation at Connecticut public schools and the Gengras Center (a state-approved special education facility and model lab school affiliated with the University of Saint Joseph) are part of the curriculum.

Acceptance requirements

1. Graduate admission application and nonrefundable admission fee
2. A conferred bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
3. A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
4. Sealed official transcripts of all undergraduate work and any prior graduate work
5. Immunization record using the School of Graduate and Professional Studies form   

Exit requirements

At the completion of the five-course sequence, students must complete a certificate application form online at MyUsj on the student tab. A certificate will not be awarded without this online application.