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Teaching Students with Autism (TSA) Graduate Certificate Program (Non-Degree) – Courses & Requirements

Designed for people who work with autism-spectrum students

  • Courses are practical and require that you be able to work with a student with autism/significant support needs to complete your coursework.
  • You will take one course each term, allowing you to focus on each topic in depth.
  • Students and professors will occasionally interact online synchronously (at the same time) via web cam in some certificate courses.
  • Begin the program any term.

Course of Study (12 Credit Hours)

For an example of upcoming courses, visit the Current Program Students page.

EDSE 624 Communication, Sensory, and Social Skills: Strategies for Working with Students with Autism Spectrum (3)

EDSE 625 Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers (3)

EDSE 626 Instructional and Behavioral Interventions for Students on Autism Spectrum (3)

EDSE 678 Strategies for Students with Autism/Significant Needs (3)


For full details, see the official program listing in the UNC Graduate Catalog.

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Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
4 terms
$520/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Robin Brewer


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