24 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Behavior Analysis MSc program from Arizona State University is changing the world for the people who need it most. Students will learn all the skills they need in order to help children and adults with autism spectrum disorders as well those with behavioral issues

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This Applied Behavior Analysis MSc program from Arizona State University is full-time and intensive; successful graduates will be able to sit for certification upon program completion and once certified, be eligible for state-licensing. With licensure, alumni will have greater job potential and competitiveness to earn higher salaries in a field with an increasing demand for practitioners.

Students will be trained to acquire and effectively practice the following sets of skills and abilities:

  • when and how to use different types of measures, fundamental elements of behavior change, and specific behavior change procedures and systems;
  • development of experimental designs;
  • identify, define, measure, assess and intervene with behavior problems;
  • provide an array of training and supervisory tasks;
  • distinguish between verbal operants; and
  • have the ability to define an array of key concepts such as stimuli, responses, punishment, reinforcement, and types of conditioning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Principles of Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • Ethical Issues and Professional Standards in ABA
  • Development of Applied Behavioral Intervention Programs
  • Behavioral Observation and Functional Assessment
  • Applied Behavior Analysis in Developmental Disorders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's degree in psychology, human development, sociology or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • statement of purpose form
  • curriculum vitae or resume
  • GRE scores
  • SlideRoom application
  • two letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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