M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis

To earn the master’s degree in applied behavior analysis, students take a minimum of 12 courses (36 credits).

Required courses:

  • PSY510: Applied Behavior Analysis: Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • PSY520: Applied Behavior Analysis: Concepts and Principles
  • PSY530: Applied Behavior Analysis: Measurement, Data Analysis and Research Design
  • PSY540: Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavior Change Techniques and Procedures
  • PSY550: Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavioral Assessment
  • PSY560: Applied Behavior Analysis: Systems, Management and Supervision
  • PSY570: Applied Behavior Analysis: Intensive Practicum (six credits) or 1,500 hours of supervision

Students also choose six of the following:

  • HLC505: Interpersonal Helping Skills
  • PSY511: History of Behaviorism
  • PSY513: Educational Psychology
  • PSY521: Health Psychology
  • PSY523: Autism Spectrum and Other Developmental Disabilities
  • PSY525: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY533: Organizational Behavior Management
  • PSY551: Critical Thinking and Decision Making in Psychology
  • PSY570: Applied Behavior Analysis: Intensive Practicum
  • PSY580: Applied Behavior Analysis: Individual Research
  • RHB508: Human Growth and Development
  • RHB513: Couples and Family Counseling
  • RHB520: Practicum and Seminar I: Motivational Interviewing
  • RHB540: Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability