Instructional Assistant, Autism Certificate

ED 101A 3
Introduction to Education
ED 109 3
The Parent-Child Connection
ED 211 3
Behavior Management
ED 225 3
Child Development
ED 227 3
Educational and Assistive Technology
ED 229 3
Fundamental Concepts of Autism Spectrum
ED 231 3
Intro to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Therapies I
ED 232 3
Advanced Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Therapies II
ED 272 3
Education Practicum
PSYC 201 4
General Psychology
PSYC 202 3
Educational Psychology
Total 34

Individualized Educational Planning Committee (IEPC) programs * are:

  • Moderate cognitive impairments (CIMo)
  • Severe cognitive impairments (CIS)
  • Severe multiple impairments (SXI)
  • Autistic Impairment (AI)
    *88 hours eachThe CIS and SXI programs operate year-round, while CIMo and AI are on a regular year calendar

Source: MCC 2015-16 Catalog

Past work experience and former academic coursework may be considered when programs are planned. More than one certificate may be obtained through individually designed programs. A certificate may be obtained as entry into the workforce, or the student may continue with the Associate in Science and Arts or Associate in Applied Science Degrees.


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