The coursework accompanying the master's degree fulfills the curricular requirements for Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) certification. In addition, the program is accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International.
M.A. in Applied Behavioral Science
The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) accredited master's program trains highly competent scientist-practitioners in applied behavioral science. The program offers courses on the empirical and conceptual foundations of behavioral science and its research methods, but emphasizes coursework and supervised experience in behavioral assessment, analysis, intervention and evaluation. Its mission is to advance empirically based solutions to problems of societal importance.
This degree requires a total of 33 credit hours, including 18 hours in 6 content areas, 3 hours of research or practicum, and 3 thesis hours. Students must also conduct, write and orally defend an empirically based thesis. Contact Liz Barton at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on course requirements.