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Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis - General Track

California University of Pennsylvania

12 months
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774 USD/credit 25542 USD/year
774 USD/credit 25542 USD/year
516 USD/credit 17028 USD/year
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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.

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

Credits

33 alternative credits

33 or 39

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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