The Autism Undergraduate Certificate program includes 3 courses. For 2017-18, each class is 3 credit hours, or $332 per credit hour in-state and $342 per credit out-of-state students. The total cost for the undergraduate certificate is $2,988 for in-state and $3,078 for out-of-state students.

The Autism Graduate Certificate program includes 4 courses. Three classes are 3 credit hours and the practical experience is 2 credit hours for a total of $435 per credit hour in-state and $445 per credit out-of-state. The total cost for the graduate certificate is $4,785 for in-state students and $4,895 for out-of-state students.

Financial Assistance

If you need financial assistance to pay for the program, you have a number of options.

In some cases, your employer may choose to fund your education. You may also consider a private loan with your banking institution or local credit union.

Private loans: For information regarding private loans for credit certificate programs, please visit JMU’s Office of Financial Aid manages scholarships and loans for Graduate Students. If you have any questions, please contact or 540/568-7820. 

GI Bill: Service members and veterans interested in using their educational benefits for credit certificate programs should contact the Office of the Registrar’s VA Certifying Officials to inquire if the certificate is approved by the State Approving Agency.

If you would like help or guidance with the financing process, please feel free to email or contact one of our enrollment counselors at 540-208-3999.

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