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Applied Behavior Analysis 

University of Michigan - Dearborn

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
Duration
1437 USD/credit
1437 USD/credit
810 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis degree at University of Michigan - Dearborn  teaches students to become independent practitioners of applied behavior analysis.

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Overview

The Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis degree at University of Michigan - Dearborn prepares students with training in the science of learning and behavior and prepares them to work as Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA).   Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a scientific approach to the study of behavior. 

Behavior analysts work directly with individuals to improve their social, educational, health, adaptive skills, and behavioral outcomes through the development of programming based upon the principles of ABA.  Behavior analysts are trained to describe behavior, explain, predict, and analyze the occurrence and non-occurrence of behavior, and change behavior through the development of programming based on ABA principles.

What will I Learn?

Graduates of the Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis will:

  • describe and apply the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to a variety of behavioral issues across a range of clinical, educational, pre-vocational, vocational, home, and community settings;

  • describe and demonstrate behavioral assessment procedures, hypothesis development, and functional analysis methodology;

  • describe and demonstrate the principles and practices of single-subject research methodology;

  • acquire and demonstrate skills related to the education and treatment of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other mental health needs;

  • acquire skills that demonstrate an understanding of the physical, educational, and mental health needs of individuals who have had adverse childhood experiences.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Science and Human Behavior
  • Research Methods Beh Analysis
  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Ethics in ABA
  • Prog Develop, Super & Mgmt

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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).
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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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.
84
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 3.0 GPA or higher on submitted transcripts
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    810 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 810 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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