Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis, M.Sc.

Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
Pursuing a Master of Science in Psychology from Kaplan University offers a unique opportunity to blend the rich, academic tradition of psychology with exciting, contemporary applications of the science. Our master’s degree in psychology includes four areas of concentration to choose from—general psychology, addictions, applied behavior analysis, or industrial/organizational psychology.

About

A master’s degree in psychology could help prepare you to pursue employment in the field of psychology or in related fields such as postsecondary education. The psychology graduate program is designed to help you:

  • Understand how contemporary theories relate to real-world situations faced in various psychology professions.
  • Critically evaluate and apply general psychological theories and concepts, as well as theories from the selected area of concentration, to various client-based situations within the field of psychology.
  • Apply theoretical and conceptual foundations of psychology as they relate to the selected area of concentration to arrive at evidence-based professional practice strategies.
  • Apply ethical, legal, individual, and sociocultural standards and guidelines set forth within the selected area of concentration and field of psychology.

Prior to graduation, students have the choice of completing a thesis or passing a comprehensive exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Behavioral Measures and Interpretation of Data
  • Implementing Behavioral Change
  • Clinical Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

To apply to Kaplan University’s graduate programs, you must:

  • Submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • By the last day of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. If an official transcript is not submitted by this time, you will be withdrawn from the University, blocked from reentry, and your academic credentials will be withheld until such documentation is provided.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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