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Applied Behavior Analysis

University of Southern California

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
57256 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program at University of Southern California is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). 

Overview

The mission of the program is that all graduating students become scientist-practitioners who are leaders in the provision of services that improve the quality of life of individuals with autism and other developmental disorders, as well as other populations benefiting from ABA services. The program is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board™ (BACB™), and includes 270 instructional hours of coursework in ABA, and 1500 hours of supervised field work.

After graduating from the Applied Behavior Analysis program at University of Southern California, students will have completed all of the coursework and fieldwork requirements to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst™  (BCBA™) certification exam. A unique component of the program is the provision of two courses in developmental psychology that provide students with an up-to-date survey of theory and research in cognitive, social and emotional development of children and adolescents. Additional elective coursework focuses on child language acquisition, psychopathology, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis
  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Ethics for Behavior Analysts
  • Practicum in Behavior Analysis
  • Cognitive Development in Children
  • Behavioral Interventions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE General Test
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57256 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    57256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57256 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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