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Applied Behavior Analysis, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
, CT,
The 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.


Program Learning Goals and Objectives1. Use assistive technology to promote the skills of speaking, reading, writing, and listening with individuals with developmental disabilities who require behavioral modifications.2. Prepare and submit a competitive grant proposal to a public or private organization.3. Evaluate research for utility in the practice of diagnosing and treating individuals with developmental disabilities or behavior modifications.4. Demonstrate knowledge and expertise in all areas of the Behavior Analyst Task List Fourth 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12273 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6102 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Danbury

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
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