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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Applied Behavior Analysis, M.A.


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The master's program in applied behavior analysis requires a minimum of 36 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree.

It consists of a core curriculum of

  • substantive courses in biological aspects of behavior,
  • learning and cognitive aspects of behavior,
  • social aspects of behavior and individual differences,

Plus courses in

  • basic and applied analysis of behavior,
  • behavioral treatment design and data evaluation,
  • ethics of behavioral interventions and practicum placement for hands-on experience with relevant behavioral procedures.

In place of a master's thesis, students are required to apply the skills acquired in the program by completing a full behavioral intervention from incoming evaluation through developing and administering treatment protocols to evaluating outcome.

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