University Certificate in Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Early Childhood

Program Overview |  Getting Started  |  Institution and Advisor 


Program Overview

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) is pleased to offer the University Certificate in Autism and Developmental Disabilities. This 12-credit, post-baccalaureate level certificate can be earned by successfully completing four courses with emphasis in early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders.

The UT Permian Basin School of Education certification programs are fully accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC), and the School of Education proudly achieved full accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).


All courses are offered by UT Permian Basin.

  • EDSP 6341 Behavior Management and Social Skills
  • EDSP 6346 Foundation and Legal Aspects of Special Education
  • EDSP 6347 Characteristics of ASD and Developmental Disorders
  • EDSP 6348 Curriculum and Instruction for Young Exceptional Children


Getting Started

To participate in the program you must apply to and be accepted by UT Permian Basin. Application deadlines, requirements and more can be found on the MA in Special Education - Autism Online program page.

Refer to the Student Support section of our website for additional information on cross-campus registration, course access and campus contacts.


Institution and Advisor

UT Permian Basin

Credential Awarded: University Certificate in Autism and Developmental Disabilities


Program Contact:

Dr. Kara Rosenblatt

(432) 552-2128 |

or, email the College of Education Graduate Advising office