Graduate Certificate - Behavioral Management in Autism


333 South Street, Suite 400

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate - Behavioral Management in Autism

Format: Online

Program Description:

To help meet the growing need for qualified behavioral management professionals, the BACB offers a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA®) credential for individuals who have already earned their Bachelor’s degrees. BCaBAs play an important role in supporting the growing caseloads of BCBAs in school systems, special education programs, residential programs, and community and home therapy programs.

UMass Lowell's four-course graduate certificate, available entirely online, is designed to provide students with knowledge of behavior management interventions, skill acquisition procedures, collection and analysis of data and behavior assessment. This program has been approved by the BACB for the BCaBA coursework requirement and it is designed to help prepare students to take the BACB BCaBA Certification Exam.
Program Highlights:

  • Outstanding faculty
  • All courses are BACB approved
  • Studentscan also take courses to prepare for the national Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) BCaBA exam.

RESIDENTS OF ARKANSAS, KANSAS AND MINNESOTA: 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. Current UML students that move their residence to one of these states should contact in Online and Continuing Education to determine their eligibility to continue their program of study.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.

Locale: Large City

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