24 months
1329 USD/credit 23922 USD/year
1329 USD/credit 23922 USD/year
966 USD/credit 17388 USD/year
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Temple University's Master of Science in Education in Applied Behavior Analysis trains students to apply the principles of learning and behavior to influence behavior change that is significant to society. 


Here at Temple University students will learn how to systematically change behavior by analyzing related environmental variables and applying interventions based on the principles of behavior science. Behavior analysts have improved a wide range of everyday issues, including enhancing staff performance, improving public safety initiatives, teaching effective parenting skills, treating problem behavior in children, improving general and special education teaching strategies, rehabilitating individuals who abuse substances, and more.

Future Career

Prepare for a career in a variety of possible settings, including social service agencies and educational institutions. Graduates of the Applied Behavior Analysis MSEd program may choose to work as applied behavior analysts or become Board Certified behavior analysts.

Programme Structure

Classes include

  • Effective Teaching Strategies and Academic Interventions
  • Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis
  •  Single Subject Research Design
  • Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • Seminar on Verbal Behavior
  • Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Research Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline
  • Statement of Goals: In 500 to 1,000 words, outline your interest in seeking a master’s degree with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire, your interests, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Interview: An interview with the faculty admissions committee may be required after a complete application is received.
  • Resume: Current resume required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    17388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 966 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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