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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Integrated Nursing Care of Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Certificate in Integrated Nursing Care of Autism Spectrum Disorders is a graduate certificate program that prepares nurses to understand and deliver lifelong care to people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The program integrates core ASD characteristics and features with nursing care and trains students to serve patients in a variety of service settings.

Students will develop their skill as members of a treatment team that includes patients, families, and other healthcare providers. Courses will instruct students to provide more responsive, cooperative, and professional service to this unique population of patients. The program helps students to develop a practice philosophy and long term professional agenda in ASD care to include practice, education, and research.

Drexel’s online nursing programs have received critical acclaim for their faculty and student services. Graduates of the ASD nursing certificate program will develop an advanced skillset critical to their job performance and career advancement.

Key Program Features: 
  • Ranked top 15 nationally by U.S.News & World Report 
  • Courses and curriculum are developed and taught by on-campus Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions faculty 
  • Fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Excellence (CCNE) 
  • Interaction and networking with elite faculty and peer group