Online Graduate Programs in Behavioral Intervention in Autism

Early behavioral intervention is key in the successful treatment of autism. UMass Lowell's Department of Psychology, in collaboration with the UMass Medical School's  Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, has developed an online, graduate-level Behavioral Intervention in Autism Certificate Program.

Courses are taught by expert behavior analysts from around the country who work for some of the most respected centers for autism treatment and research.

In addition to the Behavioral Intervention in Autism Certificate Program, the University also offers two master's degree programs towards which many of the autism certificate program courses may be applied: 


About UMass Lowell's Department of Psychology

The Psychology Department at UMass Lowell prepares undergraduate and graduate students for careers in the field of psychology. Qualified and strongly motivated students will benefit from the Department's commitment to scholarship that is innovative, collaborative and interdisciplinary and that is relevant to diverse populations and to individual or community well-being.


About the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center has been a pioneer in research, education, and service for people with developmental disabilities and their families for over three decades. In 2001, the Shriver Center became a part of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and was designated as one of its Centers of Excellence.

Note: The BACB logos and trademarks "Behavior Analyst Certification Board®" "BACB®," "Board Certified Behavior Analyst®," "BCBA®," and "Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst™ " are owned by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.

Winner of the National Online Learning Consortium Excellence Award for Outstanding Online Teaching &sloan-c national award for online teaching and learning program Learning Program

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"UMass Lowell's program in Behavioral Intervention in Autism fills a significant need for individuals educated in the best methods of helping individuals and families with autism. Behavior Analysis is presently documented as the most effective approach to improving the lives of people diagnosed with autism. With the reported increases in autism, there is a burgeoning need for skilled practitioners of behavior analysis throughout the nation and, indeed, the world."

- Professor Charlotte Mandell, Psychology Dept & Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education


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The Benefits of Learning Online with UMass Lowell

The University has built a solid reputation by offering one of the largest selections of online programs available through a traditional university. Courses are taught by full-time faculty who are experts in their fields, and by adjunct faculty who, as practicing professionals, bring real-world experience to the online class discussions.

At UMass Lowell, we are committed to providing you with high-quality, affordable online programs that make earning your degree or certificate more convenient than ever before. Our students have access to online course technical support 24X7, and our academic advisors and program coordinators are happy to help you with your questions.

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