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Applied Behavior Analysis

William James College

24 months
880 USD/credit 14960 USD/year
880 USD/credit 14960 USD/year
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The Master of Arts (MA) in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program at the William James College  has been developed to meet the growing need for practitioners who are knowledgeable of the principles of behavior and skilled in the development and evaluation of behavioral interventions. 


The programme

  • The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)  coursework  at the William James College will provide students with a foundation in the philosophy of behaviorism, the principles of learning theory, and behavior-analytic research methods. 
  • Over the course of the year, students will also be exposed to current and best practices in behavioral assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Consistent with the experiential model of the William James College, students will complete a practicum during each of their first two semesters and an internship during each of their final summer sessions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Concepts and Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis 
  • Research Methods in Behavior Analysis 
  • Behavioral Assessment 
  • Practicum Seminar 
  • Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $60.00 Application Fee (non-refundable), $75.00 if applying to two programs. On the electronic application it is paid online before submission.
  • Completed application form
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Application Essay
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Test Scores—The GRE General Test is required for PsyD in Clinical Psychology. The test is optional for Master's programs, the PsyD in School Psychology and the PsyD in Leadership Psychology. The PRAXIS II Test for School Psychologists is optional for the School Psychology PsyD Program. 
  • Re-Application Statement*
  • Change of Career Statement*

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 880 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 880 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Newton

900 - 1400 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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