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Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

University of Southern Mississippi

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
592 USD/credit
592 USD/credit
480 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi offers both a thesis and a non-thesis program in Applied Behavior Analysis. Graduates of this program will earn a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Overview

Mission

The mission of the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) emphasis area within the Master of Science degree in Psychology is to strengthen the discipline of Behavior Analysis as both a scientific discipline and a professional occupation through the production of highly skilled behavior analysts. These data-based problem-solvers will possess the requisite knowledge, skills, and experience to become certified and licensed in the field of behavior analysis in accordance with the standards and guidelines set forth by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB).

Programme Structure

The program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts and to pursue doctoral education in psychology, behavior analysis, or another related field, if desired. 

The program offers a curriculum approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) that meets the educational requirements to sit for the BACB exam.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
71
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75/4.00 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Good standing at last university attended
  • Official transcripts and degree certificates or diplomas from all previous colleges or universities attended
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores
  • Official copy of GRE, GMAT, or MAT score from testing service
  • Three letters of recommendation (upload to application file)
  • Statement of Purpose or writing sample (according to departmental requirements)
  • Immunization records (required prior to enrolling in classes if admitted)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
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University of Southern Mississippi

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