What will I learn?

Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects 1 out of 68 children. This autism certificate program is designed to prepare teachers and related service providers to effectively work with and provide support for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Program Highlights

What makes Autism at ODU unique?

Coursework can be completed separately from, or integrated into, the ODU Master's Degree in Education with a Major in Special Education.

Certificate consists of four graduate level courses (12 credit hours).

Courses are offered in on campus, online (asynchronous), and web conferencing (synchronous) modalities.

Several courses include field-based learning opportunities.

Which department am I in?

Darden College of Education and Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (12 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$25,600.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

7 January 2022

Venue

Darden College of Education and Professional Studies

4301 Hampton Boulevard,

NORFOLK,

Virginia,

23529, United States

Online/Distance (12 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $595 per credit hour
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

7 January 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have an equivalent U.S. Bachelor's Degree.

For international students

Completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university

Cumulative GPA of 2.80 for all college credit courses taken in the baccalaureate degree program

TOEFL iBT of 79 (550 paper based); IELTS overall band of 6.5; GRE Verbal Reasoning of 152, a GCSE or GCE score of "O" level pass in English; CPE grade of A, B, C.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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