Behavior Analysis, M.Sc. | Part time | Simmons University | Boston, United States
24 months
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1110 USD/credit 23310 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 23310 USD/year
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About

Simmons University's Master’s in Behavior Analysis program is perfect for students looking to enter the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), become Board Certified Behavior Analysts® (BCBAs®) and make a difference in the lives of those with behavioral support needs. 

Overview

BCBAs® are known for their work in improving quality of life, communication, and learning outcomes, particularly for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Why pursue a Behavior Analysis degree?

The need for BCBA® trained professionals has never been greater. BCBAs® not only do well professionally, but they also do meaningful work, as recognized on the Payscale.com list of "Best Jobs for Do-Gooders", where Behavior Analyst appears in the top ten. Graduates of our Master’s in Behavior Analysis have the skills to work with individuals with autism, other developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and mental health conditions.

Our Behavior Analysis degree students at Simmons University learn from faculty with expertise ranging from experimental behavior analysis and verbal behavior to behavioral medicine and organizational behavior management. You'll graduate with your Master’s in Behavior Analysis ready to pursue a career in a variety of traditional and emerging fields. With a focus on teaching the science of behavior, Simmons University provides Behavior Analysis degree students with an in-depth understanding of analytics, the history of the science, and opportunities to read and analyze research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Methodologies for Behavior Change
  • Supervised Fieldwork 
  • Orientation: Supervised Fieldwork 
  • Methodologies for Behavior Change
  • Supervised Fieldwork 
  • Orientation: Supervised Fieldwork

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application or paper application form
  • Current résumé
  • Statement of purpose addressing the following question: Explain your reasons for pursuing this degree and what intellectual and professional goals you hope to achieve.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official college transcripts from every college or university attended. Must include degree conferral.
  • TOEFL scores, if English is not the applicant's first language
  • Non-refundable application fee of $35 (payable to Simmons College)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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