Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis

Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis

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The program prepares graduates to function in community settings as applied behavior analysts, and provides the academic training necessary for graduates to apply for national board certification in behavior analysis. The overall model emphasizes the core areas of the discipline including the scientific basis of behavior analysis, as well as how biological, social, and individual differences affect human behavior. Training will emphasize the development of both assessment and intervention skills.

The program will prepare graduates to work in hospitals, medical schools, mental health centers, health maintenance organizations, various educational settings, forensic settings, research facilities, and in center- and home-based programs for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities.

The program is intended for both part-time and full-time students. Courses will be scheduled for fall and spring semesters. Admission is in the fall and spring semesters only.

Behavior Analyst Certification Board's verified course sequence mark.

The Masters in ABA program includes a Verified Course Sequence and a Verified Experience provided by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Students who complete the program meet the coursework and practicum experience requirements to sit for the national certification exam to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.


Degree Conferred: M.A.