UMass Lowell's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis and Education Option, M.Ed. is a 30-credit (10-course) master's degree program that can be completed entirely online. Offered through UMass Lowell's School of Education in cooperation with the Psychology Department, this interdisciplinary program is designed for those who would like to integrate knowledge of autism studies with graduate courses in education.

Students who successfully complete UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: BCBA 5th Edition program are allowed to count up to five certificate courses towards their master's degree, with the balance of required courses focused on curriculum development and instruction in a K-12 setting.

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Visit UMass Lowell's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis and Education Option (M.Ed.) webpage for more information.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $470-$585
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Late Fee for Nonpayment $30
Total For Course**

$1,440 - $1,785 (fee per credit x 3 credits = tuition plus a $30 per semester registration fee)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

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

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website.


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


For information about UMass Lowell's graduate admissions process, visit https://www.uml.edu/grad/.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please contact the Solution Center at 978-934-2000 or TSC@uml.edu to determine eligibility.