icon for graduate degrees Applied Behavior Analysis M.S.

The coursework and practicum courses completed for the M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis have been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. ® as meeting the coursework and experience requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination ®. Applicants will have to meet additional requirements to apply.

The objectives of the program include mastery of basic behavior-analytic skills (measurement, experimental design, behavior-change considerations, fundamental elements of behavior change, specific behavior-change procedures, and behavior-change systems), client-centered responsibilities (identification of the problem, measurement, assessment, intervention, and implementation, management, and supervision), as well as mastery of foundational knowledge including the Behavior Analyst Certification Board Professional Disciplinary and Ethical Standards and Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts.

Exam pass-rate data are not published for sequences with fewer than six first-time candidates in a single year or for sequences within their first four years of operation. To access current pass rates, current and potential students can view the verified course sequences.

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