Autism Technician

Autism Technician

Degree Type

30-credit Technical Diploma

Program Code

31-522-3

Time to Degree

Less than 1 year

Start Date

August

How You'll Learn

Online

Evening

Learn to teach, supervise and support children and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Develop techniques to promote independence and social success for individuals with ASD, explore applicable laws and policies, and learn to work in educational, residential, home or behavioral treatment settings.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2021 Start

  • Submit application by August 2, 2021
  • Complete checklist items by August 9, 2021

Spring 2021 Start

  • This program cannot be started in spring.

Summer 2021 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • iPad (128GB)
  • One-time caregiver background check: $10

How To Apply

* The promo code is not valid for refund on a previously submitted app fee.

Questions? Visit the Admissions page or contact the Office of Admissions | 262.691.5200.

 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

If you are patient, motivated and have a desire to improve the lives of individuals living with autism, a career as an Autism Technician may be right for you. Those working in this field perform well in dynamic, fast-paced work environments and have excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Autism Technician
  • Autism Specialist
  • Behavior Technician
  • Paraprofessional - Special Education

$22,000 – $33,000 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

This program does not qualify for financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1

Participate in a practical internship supporting individuals with ASD in a school, community or agency setting.

2

Explore a comprehensive curriculum that covers the behavior, sensory and communication needs, and medical aspects of ASD.

3

This program is ideal for those seeking entry-level employment or anyone supporting individuals with ASD.

Autism Technician

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