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Science in Autism Studies

University of Massachusetts Lowell

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
26370 USD/year
26370 USD/year
14590 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Master of Science in Autism Studies provides students with the knowledge and skills to enhance the development of individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and support their families.

Overview

We offer two degree pathways: Science in Autism Studies and Research Intensive (RI). 

Learning outcomes

The ABA option is designed for students interested in behavioral interventions, sitting for the national BCBA certification and obtaining licensure as an Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA) in the Commonwealth. The Research Intensive option is designed for students interested in research careers in autism and related fields or preparing for doctoral-level study.

While most students in our program attend University of Massachusetts Lowell for full-time study, part-time students are encouraged to apply. The program is a blend of online and campus courses, as well as concentrated supervised fieldwork. On-campus courses are offered in the late afternoon and evening hours to accommodate students who are employed. This is not a fully online program. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Autism and Developmental Psychopathology
  • Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Professional Practice
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Measurement and Experimental Design in Behavioral Intervention

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent
  • Minimum of four courses in psychology and one course in statistics in your undergraduate coursework
  • Some background in the psychology of child development. We are especially interested in coursework in some of the foundational areas of psychology
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, on both verbal and quantitative sections
  • At least three letters of recommendation. At least one from recent or current instructors
  • A personal statement that describes your background, your interests in our program, and how our program will help you meet your career goals

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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