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Psychology Bachelor’s Degree – Autism Spectrum Disorders

EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in autism spectrum disorders provides you with a comprehensive understanding of autism and its effect on individuals, while developing your skills in applied assessment and intervention.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 120 hours
Tuition: $409 per credit hour
                  $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*
Career Options: Research psychologist, laboratory manager, mental health counselor, social and human services worker, speech-language pathologist, clinical psychologist

* A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed with EKU     

Note: Completion of this program does not result in certification or licensure in the autism spectrum disorders field, but will prepare you for certain entry-level positions or to enroll in a related graduate or professional program after graduation

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
This program explores the science of autism and introduces students to theories and techniques in assessment, diagnosis, and intervention of autism disorders across the life span. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as infant and child development, behavior therapy, child psychopathology and the autism spectrum.

  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Courses begin 6 times per year
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • No campus visits required
  • Unique opportunities for joint student-faculty research
  • Free online tutoringwith our PASS tutoring program
  • Free career services assistance
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.