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Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis - General Track

California University of Pennsylvania

M.Ed. Online
12 months
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774 USD/credit
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516 USD/credit
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California University of Pennsylvania's fully online applied behavior analysis Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis - General Track program from California University of Pennsylvania focuses on approaches such as positive reinforcement and encouraging structured routines to address the behavioral and instructional needs of individuals in a wide variety of settings.

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Overview

Applied behavior analysis is best known for its use with children with autism and other disabilities, but it can also be applied at large corporations in "organizational behavior management" to improve worker productivity.

Cal U's applied behavior analysis M.Ed. will prepare you to take a certification exam to become a board-certified behavior analyst. You'll graduate prepared to: 

  • Design behavior plans, monitor their execution and supervise people providing behavioral therapy services.
  • Supervise teachers who work with children on the autism spectrum.
  • Provide support with school-wide behavior issues.
  • Work with children in foster care, adults in corporate and eldercare settings, and more.

Degree Benefits

As a student in Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis - General Track program from California University of Pennsylvania you will:

  • Earn your master's degree while simultaneously becoming a board-certified behavior analyst.
  • Work with top faculty who have years of real-word experience in applied behavior analysis.
  • Get hands-on experience conducting behavioral assessments, designing education and behavioral programs, creating data collection procedures, and more.
  • Benefit from career support from faculty and Cal U's Career and Professional Development Center.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment and Prescriptive Teaching 
  • Special Education Foundations and Collaboration 
  • Evidence-based Practices for Pre-K-8 Inclusion 
  • Special Education History, Theory and Exceptionality 
  • Field Experience Seminar in Special Education* 
  • Introduction to Behavior Analysis 
  • Concepts, Principles, Assessment ABA 
  • Applied Behavior Analysis Intervention

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

33 alternative credits

33-39

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.8 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
76 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

  • International

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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