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 Longwood Cohort Fall 2018 Class: PSPE 580 P03 CRN# 12139 Internship in ASD. This class will be delivered 100% online. There will be a $300.00 internship fee cost additional with the class. Class duration: Aug. 18th-Dec. 8th, 2018

The Fluvanna Cohort Fall 2018 Class: PSPE 555 CRN# 12126- PA3 &  PSPE 495 PA3 CRN# 12140 Promoting Social & Communicative Competence in Ind. with ASD This course will meet at Fluvanna County School Board Office, Conference Room, Palmyra, VA. Class will meet face-to-face on 8/25/18 and 10/27/18 from 9am-2pm. The remainder of the course will be delivered online. Class duration: Aug. 25th-Oct.13th, 2018