M.A. Online

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Cairn University

20 months
744 USD/credit
744 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Cairn University is designed for students seeking to become a well-trained Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) through an efficient and high-quality program.


Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Cairn University equips professionals with teaching and intervention skills based on ABA principles. ABA is the most research-supported scientific treatment for autism and is highly effective for individuals with other disabilities as well.


  • Become a behavior analyst and enter a profession in high demand in the U.S. and globally
  • Apply ABA in diverse fields such as education, autism, and developmental disabilities
  • Work in schools, residential and home programs, clinics, hospitals, and other settings
  • Develop Christian services and ministries for individuals with autism and their families

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • ABA for Autism and Other Disabilities 
  • Principles of Behavior 
  • Secondary Transition Assessment and Intervention 
  • Supervision and Management 
  • Ethics for Behavior Analysts 
  • Interventions for Autism/Other Disabilities 
  • Single Subject Research 
  • Overview of Christian Theology 
  • Biblical Integration for Educators 
  • Special Education Comprehensive Exam

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Cairn University operates on a rolling admissions basis for applicants who are U.S. citizens.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (with a cumulative GPA of 3.0) from an accredited college, university, or seminary
  • Submit the Graduate Application for Admission (either online or print), along with a $25 non-refundable application fee.
  • Transcripts and Test Scores
  • For applicants whose first language is not English, the TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test is required.
  • F-1 Student Visa applicants must submit the application for Form I-20. Note: Citizens of certain countries (such as Canada) are not required to have a US visa in order to enter the US.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    744 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 744 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • National

    744 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 744 USD per credit during 20 months.


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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Cairn University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!