Expanding Your Skills in Autism Education

Regis University’s Autism Graduate Certificate is designed specifically for licensed Special Education teachers in response to the critical need for specialists in Autism.
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Autism Graduate Certificate

Certificate Overview

Offered both online and on-campus, the Autism Graduate Certificate is developed for current, licensed professionals in education seeking to complement their existing license, upgrade their skills and credentials or transition into one of our Master of Education programs. The courses from our Autism Graduate Certificate program fulfill continuing education credits required for recertification of special education teachers.

Total Autism Graduate Certificate Credit Requirements: 12 credit hours

Learn more about certificate programs offered by Regis University, including the minimum number of credit hours, cost estimates, related occupations and loan information.

Program Requirements

 Autism Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

EDSP 665 Consultation and Collaboration Skills
EDSP 671 Characteristics of Pupils Who Have Autism
EDSP 675 Speech and Language Development
EDSP 678 Methods and Strategies for Teaching Pupils Who Have Autism

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.

How to Apply

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Applicants seeking a master's degree from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

  • Complete the online graduate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)

After submitting online application, the following are required:

  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript from all U.S. regionally accredited institutions. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the Office of Admissions. Download the transcript request form.
    Mail transcripts to:
    Regis University
    Office of Admissions
    3333 Regis Boulevard
    Mail Code: P-28
    Denver, CO 80221-1099
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 on degree-bearing transcript with option of supplying additional course work transcripts
  • Current resume 
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

After your file is complete, the Admissions Committee will review all documents in your application file. The Admissions Committee will contact you regarding the status of your acceptance.

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Start Application Deadline
Fall 2015 August 24, 2015 July 27, 2015

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.


2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - Summer 2015

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $5,775 12 $475 $75
Online $5,775 12 $475 $75

2015-2016 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $5,775 12
$475 $75
Online $5,775 12
$475 $75

Directed study costs $475 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.