This program is available completely online and can usually be completed in as few as 18 - 22 months. Coursework develops skills needed for occupations that assist people on the autism spectrum or with developmental disabilities, as well as behavioral management techniques.
You will learn how to enhance the performance and satisfaction of employees in organizations and businesses, help children develop skills in school settings, and improve the lives of adults with various disabilities.
With campus so close to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, students can take advantage of opportunities in Minnesota’s thriving health and psychology industries.
If you want to help others, understand how behavior influences health, and are interested in a career in healthcare, this might be the right degree for you.
You will learn to communicate effectively, counsel patients, and discover techniques to improve behavioral health diagnoses.
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Prior to coming to Northwestern, Melissa Baartman Mork was employed with the University of Minnesota-Duluth Health Services providing psychotherapy and conducting neuropsychological assessments for...Read Full Bio
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