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Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis

University of Colorado Denver

21 months
Duration
1293 USD/credit 22165 USD/year
1293 USD/credit 22165 USD/year
388 USD/credit 6651 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from University of Colorado Denver combines seven courses in our ABA certificate, two specific course electives and a practicum. 

Overview

The demand for special education professionals certified in Applied Behavior Analysis is growing. Children with special needs require specific and optimized learning environments created by qualified professionals to aid in their growth and skill development. University of Colorado Denver’s strengths-based/assets-based approach to teaching special education prepares you to understand the strengths of every child in every family. 

This Master of Arts in Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis program from University of Colorado Denver prepares professionals to follow best practices for ABA in a variety of settings. If you already have a bachelor’s degree, earning this degree will help you to advance or diversify in your field. You will build your competencies in psychology and advance your skills in working with individuals with special needs. 

This special education pathway will prepare you with knowledge of: 

  • Ethical and professional conduct considerations required for practicing ABA 
  • How to understand and accurately describe the behavior of individuals 
  • How to collect and interpret data and make decisions specifically for ABA, and  
  • How to implement recommended, evidence-based practices with young children with autism. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • ABA Practical Applications
  • ABA Data
  • ABA Advanced Data and Behavioral Plans and Applications
  • Ethics and Implementation ABA
  • Autism In Early Intervention
  • Advanced Topics in Applied Behavior Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Resume/CV
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Written Statement: please outline the reasons why you would like to pursue the MA in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and any relevant experience
  • $50.00 application fee 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22165 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • National

    22165 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • In-State

    6651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 388 USD per credit during 21 months.

Out-of-State, Online-Only: $466/credit

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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