Bachelor of Arts in Psychology / Child Psychology
University of Massachusetts Global

Program Details

University of Massachusetts Global offers six concentrations within the online bachelor’s in Psychology degree program. The Child Psychology concentration benefits students who plan to work with children, with a specific emphasis on children with developmental challenges. The curriculum includes more in-depth study of child development, learning, and treatment options for children with autism and other disabilities.

Coursework addresses child development from multiple perspectives including biological, evolutionary, behavioral, psychoanalytic, cognitive, sociocultural, and humanistic. Students are taught how to enhance child development and learning from a psychological standpoint.

This concentration includes classes on:

  • Psychology of learning
  • Child development
  • Pediatric neuropsychology
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Preferred behavior enhancement

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts Global is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Must have 12 or more college credits or acceptable experience.