The Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis provides: (a) coursework required for Board Certified Behavior Analyst certification approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, (b) support in obtaining the experience required for Board Certified Behavior Analyst certification, and (c) opportunities for independent research. Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in applied settings such as schools, hospitals, and other organizations as Applied Behavior Analysts.
Students will be required to complete 42 hours of designated course and practicum work including 10 hours of an intensive practicum experience and a Thesis (4 credits).
Students in this program take the following courses:
|PY 501||Behavioral Assessment and Evaluation||4 cr.|
|PY 503||Analysis of Behavior: Advanced Theory and Methods||4 cr.|
|PY 505||Advanced Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences||4 cr.|
|PY 506||Advanced Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences||4 cr.|
|PY 511||Behavioral Modification||4 cr.|
|PY 513||Professional Practices and Ethics in Behavior Analysis||4 cr.|
|PY 515||Complex Behavior and Theory||4 cr.|
|PY 592||Psychology Practicum - to be taken five times (2 cr. each)||10 cr.|
|PY 599||Thesis||4 cr.|