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Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis - Autism

California University of Pennsylvania

12 months
Duration
774 USD/credit 25542 USD/year
774 USD/credit 25542 USD/year
516 USD/credit 17028 USD/year
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Applied behavior analysis is widely recognized as a safe and effective best practice for helping students with autism reach their full potential. California University of Pennsylvania's online Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis - Autism program will simultaneously prepare you to become board certified in behavior analysis (BCBA) while earning a certificate in autism.

Overview

In this fully online degree program you will gain a comprehensive education that features:

  • Intensive practical training in applied behavior analysis from an introductory to an advanced level.
  • Comprehensive instruction in autism spectrum disorders, including communication, behavior, teaching strategies, transitions and more.
  • The theory, techniques and practice of applied behavior analysis assessments.

Degree Benefits

As a student of the Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis - Autism  from California University of Pennsylvania in applied behavior analysis and autism you will:

  • Have the flexibility to complete your online master's degree on your schedule.
  • Qualify to apply for the Behavior Specialist license in Pennsylvania.
  • Get hands-on experience conducting behavioral assessments, designing education and behavioral programs, developing behavior support plans, and more.
  • Benefit from career support from faculty and Cal U's Career and Professional Development Center.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Behavior Analysis 
  • Nature/Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders 
  • Communication, Behavior and Instruction: Autism Spectrum Disorders 
  • Life Transitions and Partnerships: Autism Spectrum Disorders 
  • Navigating the Social World: Autism Spectrum Disorders 
  • Concepts, Principles, Assessment ABA 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.80 or a 3.00 in last 48 credits earned (Students with a GPA below 2.80 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst Prep Certificate Only: Master's degree in an area approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) with a GPA of 3.30 or higher (Students with a GPA below 3.30 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17028 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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