To be accepted into the graduate certificate in autism program you need to apply and meet the admission requirements of the Ball State Graduate School.

Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester: April 15
  • Fall Semester: July 10
  • Spring Semester: November 15

Summer semester courses are generally 10 weeks and must be started at the beginning of the term. 

All autism and applied behavior analysis (ABA) courses are offered every semester, providing you tremendous flexibility in scheduling courses around your busy life.

Students from Other States

Ball State is authorized to accept online students from all U.S. states. Certain conditions may apply depending on what regulations your state has and what degree you are seeking. Learn more about state authorization for non-Indiana students.

International Students

This graduate certificate is offered only in an online format. If you are receiving sponsorship from your government for your studies, please confirm with your sponsor that you are permitted to enroll in online education courses. It is your responsibility to determine if you can enroll in online courses per your sponsor and U.S. laws and policies. 

If you’re an international student, in addition to the admission requirements listed above, you will need to meet the admission requirements for international graduate students. For information about the international admission process, contact the Rinker Center for International Programs.