M.Sc. On Campus

School Psychology -Applied Behavior Analysis

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

14 months
932 USD/credit 26362 USD/year
932 USD/credit 26362 USD/year
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Collaboration and a holistic approach are cornerstones of the Master of Science (MS) in School Psychology -Applied Behavior Analysis specialization.


The MS in School Psychology -Applied Behavior Analysis program from  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine provides a strong foundation in school psychology—with a specialization in applied behavior analysis—and seeks to bring the best of the discipline and practice of school psychology and behavior analysis to understanding and enhancing the development of all children.

The program is committed to training school psychologists and behavior analysts who are thoroughly prepared for service and practice in the 21st century and offers a holistic and integrated view of health care—one that treats the whole person and provides the opportunity to consult and collaborate with students from other medical-related disciplines.


Most school psychology experts work with children in grades K-12. Many are employed in public and private schools, mental health centers or other educational organizations.

  • School psychologists and behavior analysts provide a full range of psychological and educational services, ranging from assessments to consultations with teachers and parents on various academic and systems issues. Moreover, they collaborate and form partnerships with families, educators, health care providers and the community at large.
  • Upon completion of the MS degree, students have fulfilled the required coursework to continue progress towards school psychology certification via the Educational Specialist (EdS) degree and/or have the required coursework to continue towards behavior analysis certification (BCBA).


The MS program is also approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) to provide the course content required for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Professional School Psychology
  • Learning: Theory and Application
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychometrics
  • Basic Principles in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Physiology
  • Single Case Experimental Design
  • Behavior Assessment
  • Exceptional Child
  • Behavior Change & Systems Support
  • Practicum: Functional Assessment
  • Multicultural Counseling: Methods and Techniques
  • Ethics, Law & Professional Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 14 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • School psychology program applicants must have successfully completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in psychology, education or a related field with a "B" average or better prior to matriculation.
  • At the discretion of the Admissions Committee, students may be required to take additional prerequisite courses that would enhance their preparation for the graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26362 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 932 USD per credit during 14 months.
  • National

    26362 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 932 USD per credit during 14 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

800 - 1300 USD /month
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