|Institution Name||:||Drexel University|
|Institution Type||:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting||:||City: Large|
|Student-to-faculty ratio||:||10 to 1|
|Student population||:||22,493 (13,484 undergraduate)|
This certificate is designed for those who seek additional expertise in the critical-need area of autism. Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders are equipped with the fundamental skills, knowledge, teaching methods, interventions, and supports needed to work with students with Autism and Aspergerâ€™s Syndrome. The program is a flexible, convenient part-time graduate program consisting of 5 courses (16.5 credits). Teacher certification is not a requirement for admission to this program.
Other programs of Drexel University
Drexel University (DU), founded in 1891, is a private research university with the main campus located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The university has offered online degrees since 1996 and in 2002 created its online education program, Drexel Online, to further meet the need of working adults. The same expert DU professors who teach in the classroom teach its online courses. Therefore, as an online student, you truly get the best of both worlds: a dynamic web-based learning experience grounded in the rich history and tradition of Drexel University. Drexel University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Its teaching certificate programs are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and can be applied nationwide. In 2008, Drexel Online had won the United States Distance Learning Association's Best Practices Awards for Distance Learning Programming. In addition, in the U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Colleges List", the university has been ranked consistently among the "Best National Universities - Top Schools".
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