12 months
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13349 USD/year
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12989 USD/year
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About

The MS Applied Behavior Analysis in the Department of Psychological Sciences and Counseling at Youngstown State University is a two-year program that meets the BACB Fifth Edition Task List for coursework and is a verified course sequence (VCS) by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). 

Overview

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the design, implementation and evaluation of environmental modifications to produce socially significant improvements in behavior. ABA includes direct observation, measurement and functional analysis of the relations between environment and behavior.

Features 

  • The objectives of the Applied Behavior Analysis program from Youngstown State University include mastery of basic behavior-analytic skills (measurement, experimental design, behavior-change considerations, fundamental elements of behavior change, specific behavior-change procedures, and behavior-change systems), client-centered responsibilities, and knowledge of the BACB Professional Disciplinary and Ethical Standards and Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Fundamentals of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Foundations of Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • Behavior Therapy and Philosophy
  • Behavioral Change Procedures and Ethics
  • Observational Methods and Functional Assessment
  • Behavioral Systems Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a college or university certified by a regional accrediting agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education. A bachelor's degree from non-regionally accredited institutions may be considered acceptable for admission. These are reviewed by the Admission and Appeals Committee.
  • Cumulative grade-point average in undergraduate work of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (Some programs require higher GPAs.)
  • Satisfactory preparation for the graduate program in which the student wishes to enroll as specified by the department of the program
  • A test of written/spoken English, which the University reserves the right to request, of any entering graduate student whose primary language is not English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13349 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13349 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13349 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13349 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12989 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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