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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Non-Teaching Certificate

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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

We are continuing to offer the ASD certificate leading to NON-LICENSURE. This is for anyone outside of Special Education teaching, or anyone interested in the certificate only.

Admissions Criteria for Non-Licensure/Certificate Program in Special Education: ASD
Application to the licensure program and submission of transcripts and other materials is made through MSU's Graduate Studies and Research Office at

Admission Requirements:

3.0 Overall GPA (Provisional acceptance may be granted with a 2.8 GPA)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
Completed graduate studies application
Official college transcripts

ASD Courses for Non-Licensure Certificate (11 Credits)

SPED 684 ASD: Program Design and Implementation (4 credits)
SPED 685 ASD: Medical and Community Supports (4 credits)
SPED 659 Advanced Graduate Seminar: Special Education (3 credits)