Master of Arts in Developmental Disabilities
Columbia University in the City of New York

Program Details

Examine developmental disabilities in an interdisciplinary format with this online Master of Arts in Developmental Disabilities degree program. Graduates of this program will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to work with individuals of all ages in a variety of settings.

The program incorporates aspects of special education, psychology, health, and leadership. Students will identify and evaluate evidence-based approaches to care for individuals and their families. Coursework also provides special expertise in designing effective programs for individuals of all ages with autism.

Classes cover topics related to:

  • Clinical psychology
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • School psychology
  • Adult learning
  • Health behavior

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbia University in the City of New York is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent