6-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code 40-522-CC

Learn strategies and techniques to promote educational and social success in individuals who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This certificate is designed for caregivers, early childhood and K-12 teachers, para-educators and others interested in learning how to support individuals with autism spectrum disorder in classroom or group settings.

How Long It Will Take

Students can complete this program in two semesters.

Start Date

You can begin this program in the fall or spring semester.

How This Program Is Offered

This is offered on campus in a traditional classroom/lab setting.

What Makes This Program Unique

  • Learn specialized training in response to intervention, BPIS and applied behavior analysis.
  • Quickly and effectively learn how to best support children with autism in the classroom.
  • Credits from this short-term certificate program may be applied toward the Foundations of Teacher Education associate degree.

Courses You'll Take

For the courses you’ll take, semester sequence, pathways and course descriptions, view the program catalog page.

You may also have the opportunity to obtain credit for prior learning.

Financial Aid Eligibility

This certificate does not qualify for financial aid. To qualify for most federal financial aid, a student must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program. Questions? Contact your program advisor.


The cost of your certificate depends on the number of total credits. Learn more about tuition and fees.

How to Get Started

  • Prospective certificate students do not need to complete an application for admission to WCTC.
  • First semester students may register during Open Registration for General Public.
  • Prerequisite and program restrictions may apply.
  • After the start of their first class, students must declare their intent to complete a certificate.
  • Certificate students are eligible to receive priority registration for their second semester.


Transfer Options

High School Dual Credits

Dual enrollment offers high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields through earning college credits. Learn about the credit options.


Other Educational Opportunities