Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis
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Interested in working with people who need assistance to improve their communication, social and adaptive skills? This program will prepare you to provide evidence-based services in applied behavior analysis in clinical, school, and home settings.
You will also have the opportunity to complete an original applied project in your area of interest within behavior analysis. Projects are supervised by individual faculty and are conducted in lieu of a master’s thesis.
Program coursework has been verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and includes all 6 courses required to take the BCBA (Board Certification Behavior Analyst) exam. The program also fulfills the master’s degree requirement for the exam.
You may choose to complete the degree in as little as 4 semesters or 16 months if you begin in the Fall semester.
Please contact Rebecca Hartzell, Ph.D, BCBA-D, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Special Education Program email@example.com with questions about the program.
Students will need a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.
Core Coursework of the Master of Arts in Special Education is 36 Units. Students in the Applied Behavior Analysis program must complete these 12 3-unit courses.
16+ Months to Complete
No GMAT or GRE Exam Required
Zero Residency Requirement