Description of the Program

The Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis will provide a unique opportunity to support the education of individuals with unique behavior needs by applying rigorous, scientific methods to develop programs and services for these individuals. This program will provide a unique opportunity to supply the state with more behavioral analysts.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted unconditionally, applicants must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

  1. A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on the undergraduate record, and
  2. A minimum score of 300 verbal and quantitative with no scores below 150, or a score of 410 on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
  3. TOEFL or IELTS (for non-native English speakers):
    1. TOEFL (iBT): all sub-scores greater than or equal of 18 OR
    2. IELTS: all sub-scores greater than or equal to 6.0

Requirements

ABA Core
EDC 610FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT ABA3
EDC 611ETHICS IN ABA3
EDC 612FUNDAMENTALS OF ABA3
EDC 613POSITIVE BEHAVIORAL SYSTEMS3
EDC 614RESEARCH IN ABA I3
EDC 615RESEARCH IN ABA II3
EDC 616PRACTICUM IN ABA3
Required ASD Courses
EDC 636INTRO STUD AUTISM SPECTR DISOR3
EDC 645ASMT & BEHAVIOR APPLC ASD3
Free Electives (select 2)6
EDC 625ASSISTIVE TECH EDUC INDV W/ASD3
EDC 655COLLAB & TRANSITION PLANNG3
ED 640DIFD STRGTY RES & TEACH ELL3
ED 570DIFF INSTRUCTION SPEC POP3
PY 505PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY3
PY 530PSYCHOMETRICS3
PY 537PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF STRESS/ILLNES3
PY 615GRADUATE SEMINAR3
PY 520SPECIAL TOPICS3
Other Related Courses with Departmental Approval
Total Semester Hours33