M.A. Online

Applied Behavioral Science

12 months
23951 USD/year
23951 USD/year
9989 USD/year
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The University of Kansas Department of Applied Behavioral Science offers a Master of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science, with all-online courses designed for busy professionals and students.


About this Master

Applied Behavioral Scientists and researchers impact our society and culture in a variety of areas, including social work, public health, law enforcement, special and regular education, medicine, and psychology. Practitioners in this field improve how people learn, work and live.

Program Format

Three faculty comprise the online program and serve as faculty advisors. This Applied Behavioral Science program consists of online classes that incorporate both synchronous and asynchronous delivery. Complete coursework at your own pace and discuss content with fellow students whenever and wherever you want. Campus faculty will also sit on thesis committees for online students.

Unique Practicum Opportunities

University of Kansas offers unique practicums in collaboration with a prominent behavioral health service provider. Behavioral Health Holdings, a leader in serving children with autism spectrum disorder, and KU recently joined forces to provide an exciting opportunity for online students to gain experience in the field. This new collaboration may save you time and money as it helps you streamline your required field experience for the BACB.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Behavior Analysis
  • Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Applied Behavioral Science
  • Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • Within Subjects Research Methodology and Direct Observation
  • Applied Behavioral Science
  • Conceptual Foundations of Behavior Analysis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Eligibility criteria for admission to the M.A. program follow Graduate Studies’ admission policy. To be considered for admission to regular graduate status in the program, a student must hold a bachelor’s degree with a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • For admission with full graduate standing, the department recommends that applicants complete 12 credit hours of undergraduate or graduate course work in behavior analysis, behavioral science, psychology, education, or related fields, and 6 hours in experimental methods, research design, or statistics.
  • Among the department’s application materials is a list of department faculty members. Please review the faculty members and descriptions of their research, scholarly, and professional interests on the department's website. Applicants should select any faculty members within the application whose research interests match their own. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9989 USD per year during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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