Graduate Certificate in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis
Anyone seeking admission to the Graduate School, University of Louisville, for purposes of pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis must provide the following:
- Prerequisites for entry into the program:
- A bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited institution
- EDSP 644 Applied Behavior Analysis (taken within the past three years with a grade of “B” or better) -- students may be admitted conditionally before taking this course
- EDSP 570 Autism: Introduction and Understanding (taken within the past three years with a grade of “B” or better) -- students may be admitted conditionally before taking this course
- Professional certification/license/other qualified experience in a field related to autism (e.g., special education, psychology, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, or social work). Waiver of this requirement is approved by the program on a case-by-case basis.
- Completed application for admission
- $40 non-refundable application fee
- Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
- Minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on 4.0 scale
- If the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) was completed after August 1, 2011, minimum scores of 147 Verbal and 142 Quantitative are required for unconditional admission. If the GRE was completed before August 1, 2011, a minimum combined (verbal and quantitative) score of 800 is required for unconditional admission.
- Two recommendation forms from faculty or supervisors familiar with your work.
Credentials may be mailed to Graduate Admissions at the address below or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Official transcripts should be mailed to:
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Meeting GRE score and GPA minimums do not guarantee a student will be accepted to the program).
If you live outside of the United States and intend to complete an online academic program from your home country, be sure to view special requirements for international students.
- Applications for fall, spring and summer are received and reviewed on a rolling basis. Note: Applications received at least six weeks prior to the beginning of a term will be given priority consideration.