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.

Fluvanna Cohort Spring 2019 Class:  PSPE 560 Strategies & Interventions for Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in School, Home, and Community (CRN: P03 – 32062)  & PSPE 495 Special Topics in ASD (CRN: 32061) will have two face-to-face meetings on 1/19/19 and 3/9/19. Location for the on-site meetings will be at the Fluvanna County School Board Office, Conference Room, Palmyra, VA. The rest of the class will be delivered online. Class duration: Saturday, January 12 – Saturday, March 9, 2019.

PSPE 580 Internship in ASD (CRN: P03 – 32063) will be delivered 100% online. Class duration: Saturday, January 12th – Saturday, May 4th, 2019.