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    University of Memphis
  Jan 22, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Autism Studies Graduate Certificate

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Graduate Certificate

The purpose of the Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies is to provide practical educational training to individuals who are presently working within healthcare, adult disability and/or educational settings. This certificate course sequence will provide a) an overview of autism spectrum disorders, b) instruction in making evidence-based treatment decisions, and c) advanced instruction in designing, implementing, and monitoring evidence-based instructional and behavior/classroom management programs.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate with the certificate, students must:

  1. Complete all four required courses with an average grade of B (3.0) or higher, for a total of 12 credit hours.
  2. In the semester of graduation, the student must submit the Apply to Graduate form to the Graduate School and a Graduate Certificate Candidacy form to Graduate Analyst in Ball Hall 215 (3798 Walker Ave., Memphis, TN 38152) by the deadline specified by the Graduate School.

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