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Autism Spectrum Disorders Undergraduate Certificate & Graduate Professional Development Courses

Misericordia University offers a 9 credit, 3 course sequence, in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to sit for a Board Credential through IBCCES as a Certified Autism Specialist or an Autism Certification.

 

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Undergraduate Autism Certificate

The certificate program in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) under the College of Health Sciences and Education will prepare students and professionals to work with clients diagnosed with ASD. The certificate program in ASD will provide prospective students with current evidence-based practices, knowledge, and program development in the area of ASD within their respective fields. After completing the coursework within the certificate program in ASD, students would qualify to sit for the Autism Competency Exam to earn an Autism Certificate or become a Certified Autism Specialist through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES).

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Graduate Professional Development Courses in Autism 

This is a 3 course sequence for Professional Development Credits (Act 48 eligible) that will prepare students and professionals to work with clients diagnosed with ASD. The certificate program in ASD will provide prospective students with current evidence-based practices, knowledge, and program development in the area of ASD within their respective fields. After completing the coursework within the certificate program in ASD, students would qualify to sit for the Autism Competency Exam to earn an Autism Certificate or become a Certified Autism Specialist through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES).

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Jennifer Dessoye

For specific questions and more information contact, contact Dr. Jennifer Dessoye at (570) 674-6494 or jdessoye2@misericordia.edu.