Behavioral Management in Autism Graduate Certificate

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

100% Online Behavioral Management in Autism Graduate Certificate | UMass UWW

UMass Lowell's four-course Behavioral Management in Autism 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. Taught by expert behavior analysts, the program provides the BACB verified course sequence designed to help prepare students to take the BCaBA certification exam.

Program Highlights:
  • Verified course sequence for the BCaBA exam
  • Taught by expert behavior analysts
  • Winner of Online Learning Consortium's Excellence Award for Outstanding Teaching and Learning Program

Learn more about this program:

To receive more information and connect with the program manager, please click on inquire now to the right.

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Visit the UMass Lowell website to learn more about coursework preparation and begin your online behavioral management in autism graduate certificate today.

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 students register for courses using UMass Lowell's New Student Registration Form. Follow the instructions for registering included on the form. Current students register for their courses online by logging in to the secure Student Information System (SIS).

Please see Fee Schedule below.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $575
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Late Fee for Non-payment $50
Total for Course** $1,755 ($575 x 3 credits = $1,725 + $30 registration fee per semester)

Graduate Certificate Application Fee: $50

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For additional registration information, visit UMass Lowell's Division of Online and Continuing Education website. Registration is administered through UMass Lowell's Registrar's Office. If you have questions regarding registration, please contact the Registrar's Office at 978-934-2550.


The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Did you know?

The University of Massachusetts has earned several awards for its distance learning programs, faculty and technology including:

  • Online Learning Consortium Excellence Award for Outstanding Teaching and Learning Program
  • University of Massachusetts Ranked Among Top 28 Best Value in Online Education for Human Services & Psychology Professionals, 2009 by Get Educated
  • Excellence in Online Teaching Award, Dr. Jeannette E. Riley, Sloan Consortium Excellence Awards
  • 21st Century Best Practices Award, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
  • Excellence in Faculty Development, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Programming, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Teaching, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Distance Teaching Education, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 

For admission into the Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Intervention in Autism, please complete and submit UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate Program application form. For more information on the admissions process and in-state/out-of-state application fees, please visit UMass Lowell's Graduate Admissions website at

Submit all required items to:

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Office of Graduate Admissions
Cumnock Hall, Suite 110
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854-5130

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please check with UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility.

For more information or if you have additional questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or

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