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Early Intervention Program

The interdisciplinary program in Early Intervention (EI) is now available to a small number of Psychology majors. The program leads to certification as an EI specialist. Early Intervention Specialists work with infants and toddlers with disabilities, or who are at risk for developmental delays, and their families.

This program consists of four courses and a year-long practicum (fieldwork). Students must apply and be admitted to the program junior year, prior to enrolling in the first CAEP Early Intervention course. A GPA of at least 3.0 in Psychology courses is required.

For more information about Early Intervention courses, see the program’s webpage. Students interested in learning more are encouraged to meet with Professor Nancy Snyder in the Department of Psychology. (Please call the Department of Psychology office at 617.373.3076 or email: to schedule an appointment.)