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Applied Behavior Analysis

Western Connecticut State University

12 months
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640 USD/credit 19200 USD/year
640 USD/credit 19200 USD/year
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The Western Connecticut State University's Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has a requirement of thirty credits. The program is housed in the Education and Educational Psychology Department. The M.S. in ABA offers courses of study students can apply toward advanced degrees or toward careers as Board-Certified Behavior Analysts.

Overview

The Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis offers courses of study students can apply toward advanced degrees or toward careers as Board Certified Behavior Analysts.

The mission of Western Connecticut State University’s ABA program is to provide high-quality behavior analytic instruction to practitioners.  We offer courses with advanced online technology in an academic environment dedicated to education and research.

Program learning goals and objectives

Students will be able to demonstrate mastery of the knowledge of the basic skills, underlying principles of applied behavior analysis. In addition, students will demonstrate mastery of the knowledge of the application of practice-oriented skills in applied behavior analysis. The goal of the program is to provide instruction such that students are professionally competent and proficient in all areas of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® and such that students are prepared the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification Examination provided by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board®.

  • Use assistive technology to promote the skills of speaking, reading, writing, and listening with individuals with developmental disabilities who require behavioral modifications.
  • Prepare and submit a competitive grant proposal to a public or private organization.
  • Evaluate research for utility in the practice of diagnosing and treating individuals with developmental disabilities or behavior modification needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise in all areas of the Behavior Analyst Task List Fifth Edition.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Assistive Technology for Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Grant Writing for Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Capstone Project in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Ethics and Professional Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission to the Office of Graduate Admissions and a $50 application fee. Online Application 
  • Applicants for the M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • One official transcript mailed to the Office of Graduate Admissions from each college or university previously attended, including all earned grades and degree
  • Applicant’s cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) must be at least a 2.8 for admission into program.
  • Applicant must submit professional resume/vitae.
  • Applicant must submit response to the following essay question: In a single, double-spaced page please tell us why you believe you are a good “fit” for Western Connecticut State University’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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