Why UMass Lowell for Autism Studies?
Gain Hands-On Experience
UMass Lowell’s program in autism studies prepares students to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts® through board-approved coursework and field experience, as well as provides students with a full appreciation of ASD from behavior analytic, developmental and community perspectives.
Make a Difference
The program addresses autism spectrum disorders within the context of developmental disabilities and psychopathology and provides an in-depth understanding of the major challenges facing families and communities, as well as what is required to practice as an ethical professional.
Expand Your Career Options
As a board certified behavior analyst, you can work with schools and other agencies to design and implement effective interventions for children on the ASD spectrum and supervise other direct service providers. You can conduct research that could lead to new and effective interventions.