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Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis

Marquette University

24 months
1220 USD/credit 18300 USD/year
1220 USD/credit 18300 USD/year
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The Master in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis from Marquette University provides exemplary training in both research and practice with a focus on serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Behavior analysis is an area of psychology that focuses on environmental influences on behavior. In the Master in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis from Marquette University students will complete intensive course work, receive research mentorship, develop an area of specialization and complete rigorous practicum training. 

The goals of this program will be to train behavior analysts to:

  • Implement state-of-the-art behavior analytic assessments and interventions
  • Consume, evaluate and translate basic and applied research into effective practice
  • Make contributions to their field through scholarly writing and presenting
  • Become leaders and innovators in their field
  • Promote the ideals of social justice and equality as professionals

Tailored specialization

Marquette students will be able to tailor their educational experience to match their professional goals and the opportunity to direct their education more heavily toward research careers or toward more direct professional practice.

Students may choose to be trained to guide intervention programs with:

  • children and adults with social skill deficits
  • young children with autism spectrum disorders
  • children displaying vocal or motor tics associated with Tourette syndrome
  • individuals displaying more significant self-injurious behavior or aggressive behavior

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Concepts and Principles of Behavior
  • Single Subject Research Methods
  • Verbal Behavior
  • Functional Assessment and Treatment
  • Ethical and Professional Conduct for Behavior Analysts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application form and fee.
  • Copies of all college/university transcripts except Marquette.
  • A personal statement of 1,000 words or fewer that includes discussion of academic and professional experiences and goals. The statement should comment on how the applicant's experiences and/or interests would contribute to fostering diversity in the clinical psychology program. 
  • Three letters of reference from individuals familiar with the applicant’s academic work and/or research experience.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test scores (General Test).
  • (For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1220 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1220 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
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