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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Ball State University

M.A. Online
12 months
Duration
661 USD/credit
661 USD/credit
449 USD/credit
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About

If you’d like to be out on the frontier of a field facing a national shortage, where school children and adults struggle with autism and other developmental disabilities, and where the rewards are both personal and financial, it’s time to explore the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program of Ball State University.

Overview

ABA with an Emphasis in Autism

Whether as a teacher, psychologist, ABA therapist, or other human service professional, during the Applied Behavior Analysis program of Ball State University you’ll find opportunities in schools, hospitals, mental health centers, behavioral centers, and residential facilities where you’ll help clients improve language, motor, social, and reasoning skills. Doors to corporations and industrial settings are now opening where applied behavior analysts teach job skills and promote work performance.

Why a Master's in ABA with an Emphasis in Autism

  • Our 30-credit program is offered completely online. Students can elect to complete the degree in less than two years.
  • Our ABA degree is housed within Ball State’s Teachers College, which holds numerous national rankings and recognitions.
  • Ball State is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the Higher Learning Commission, and Indiana Teacher Training and Licensing Commission.
  • Our program works for those from a variety of educational backgrounds, including psychology, criminal justice, social work, education and other areas. 
  • Not only were we the first in the state of Indiana to offer the master’s in ABA with an emphasis in autism, we are also the largest program in the nation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Behavioral Consultation

  • Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Research in Special Education

  • Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Interventions and Treatments for Persons with Autism

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students:

  • All of your application materials need to be received two weeks prior to the start of the semester you wish to begin.

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.
  • You must have earned a minimum of a 2.75 GPA from the undergraduate degree-granting institution.
  • Our program does not require you to take the GRE.
  • Ball State must receive transcripts for all applicants.
  • Complete our online application.
  • Applications are $60 per program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    661 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 661 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    661 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 661 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    449 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 449 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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!

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