Autism Spectrum Disorders Professional Studies Certificate

In response to the growing concern about services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) we designed and implemented a program to deepen the expertise in the field of ASD. Get the specialized skills you’ll need to work as an instructor for this diverse population. Learn about theory, a variety of evidence-based intervention methods and working with families.

Cost of Tuition: In-state rate is $275.00/Out-of-State rate is $350.00 per credit hour


  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA

Open to all with a degree in:

  • Special Education
  • Speech/language pathology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Social work

To find out more, please go to Longwood’s Autism Spectrum Disorders Professional Studies Certificate site.

If you are wanting to take only one class on the ASD cohort, and not apply to enroll as a student for the full certificate, then you don’t need to fill out the application. Please enroll in the individual course through the enrollment process by clicking here. The application fee of $45.00 is non-refundable.

The first summer Fluvanna 2018 hybrid course duration is: May 19th – July 14th. 
PSPE 550 – PA3 CRN #6296    Intro Autism Spectrum Disorder 
This course will meet at Fluvanna County School Board Office, Conference Room, Palmyra, VA. Class will meet face-to-face on 5/19/18 and 6/16/18 from 9am-2pm. The remainder of the course will be delivered online.