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Applied Behavior Analysis, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MA,
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is commonly associated with treatment of autism spectrum disorders; however, it has diverse applications including organizational behavior management, behavioral psychology and behavioral pharmacology. 

About

With the rise in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders, employment for ABA therapists is expected to grow by 29% in the coming decade. This program combines the research and hands-on experience you need to start or advance in the growing field of Applied Behavior Analysis. 

Our ABA program prepares you for leadership roles in the implementation, evaluation, and administration of applied behavior analytic principles and methods.

  • Prepare students to effectively enter the workforce immediately upon graduation
  • Provide students with a strong foundation to pursue doctoral work in behavior analysis
  • Provide students with opportunities to learn how to deliver culturally competent care through site visits in other countries
  • Clinical site placements at the Regis Autism Center provide opportunities to gain valuable experience right on campus.

Programme Structure

Coursework includes:
  • Treatment Evaluation
  • Behavior Assessment
  • Ethical Practice in Applied Behavior Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Deadline is March 25 with rolling admissions after this date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    39 credit hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Application requirements:
  • Completed application form and official transcripts
  • Personal statement; resume; three letters of recommendation
  • Interview with the Program Director
  • GRE scores are NOT required for this program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    875 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 875 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    875 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 875 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    875 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 875 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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