Applied Behavior Analysis

Bay Path University

12 months
715 USD/credit
715 USD/credit
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The Applied Behavior Analysis program at Bay Path University  offers educators, clinicians, business owners, school and health care administrators, and families a valuable approach to instruction, personnel management, and treatment of challenging behaviors that may impede successful performance in daily activities and routines. 


In today’s world, with the cost of education, healthcare, and clinical service provision continuing to rise, the use of evidence-based practices to address challenging behavior in an effective, but efficient manner, is paramount. 

This approach is based on the careful use of behavioral assessment methodologies, empirically-driven measurement and analysis, and the selection and implementation of function-based treatment strategies.

About the Applied Behavior Analysis program at Bay Path University 

  • 3 Program Options:

• 48 credit MS in Applied Behavior Analysis

• 51 credit EdS in Applied Behavior Analysis/Applied Research Focus

• 57 credit MS in Applied Behavior Analysis/Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Program schedule is offered 100% online (courses and supervision) or a combination of online and hybrid courses (offered in either Concord, East Longmeadow, or Sturbridge, Massachusetts)
  • Coursework and 2,000 hours of supervised, independent fieldwork overseen by experienced, supportive faculty (supervisors)

Career opportunities

Teachers and clinicians trained in evidence-based practices are in demand in school districts and educational settings nationwide.

  • Public and private educational institutions
  • Early intervention programs
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Private consultation
  • Private settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Science of ABA: Concepts and Principles
  • Ethical Practice in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Research Methods in ABA
  • Behavioral Assessment and On-Going Evaluation
  • Interventions & Behavior Change Procedures
  • Behavior Change Systems in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




48 alternative credits

48-57 credits


On Campus, 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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application 
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (a GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred)
  • An original essay of 300-500 words on the topic: "Why the MS/EdS in Applied Behavior Analysis is important to my personal and professional goals"
  • A current resume
  • Two recommendations
  • A signed program requirement form
  • A copy of MTEL results (optional)
  • A copy of your current teaching license (optional)
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (80 for TOEFL and 6 for IELTS) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


  • Bay Path University Graduate Grant

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Applied Behavior Analysis
Bay Path University