Certifications and Endorsements

  • Through a partnership between Chester County Intermediate Unit and Neumann University, you can now pursue this fully online endorsement.

    This program prepares teachers and other certified school personnel to develop the skills and proficiency required to educate the increasing number of students in today’s schools being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The program provides appropriate assessment and research-based strategies with an emphasis on skill development and behavioral modification for students of all ages who have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum.

    Neumann University is hosting a Summer Open House on Wednesday, June 7th for those interested in our graduate programs and endorsements. Drop in any time between 5 pm -7 pm to speak with faculty, admissions, and financial aid counselors. Dinner is also provided!

    Learn more and RSVP at www.neumann.edu/openhouse


Program Highlights

  • Neumann University LogoEndorsement Overview

    • Four 3-credit courses, a total of 12-credits.
    • Each course has a required 20-hour field component.
    • Fieldwork helps students connect course content in an experiential learning setting. ​
    • The endorsement can be applied to Neuman University's MS Education Online degree.

Course of Study

  • SPEC 547 Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • SPEC 549 Instructional Strategies and Curriculum for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • SPEC 550 Assessment and Instructional Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • SPEC 551 Collaborative Relationships for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders


  • Join a cohort through the CCIU and receive $50 off per credit.

    Earn three graduate credits per course at $500 per credit

    Cost of each course - $1500
    Total cost of program - $6000


  • Accepting applications now for the Fall 2023 cohort. Courses begin in August.

    Click here to apply.

Contact Us

  • Diane Thomson, Program Development Coordinator
  • 484-237-5017