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Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Intervention in Autism

Program Details

Early behavioral intervention is the key to successful treatment of autism. Currently, there is a critical shortage of skilled early intervention professionals in the United States. UMass Lowell's Department of Psychology in collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center has introduced five new online courses that deal with behavioral intervention in autism. Two options Graduate Certificate: Completion of two required courses plus two elective courses enables the student to complete a graduate certificate.

Program Highlights:
  • Outstanding faculty
  • All courses BACB approved
  • Students can also take courses to prepare for the national Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) exam


  • Bachelor's degree
  • A statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Official test score report
  • Resume

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is not presently accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Arkansas, Kansas or Minnesota. Due to recent legislative changes the University of Massachusetts Lowell is not seeking state authorization to offer online programs in those states. State and federal laws require colleges and universities to receive state authorization to offer online programs in states other than their own.