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Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis

Arizona State University

12 months
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14992 USD/year
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About

The Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis MA program offered at Arizona State University combines research and experience to prepare professionals to use principles of ABA with individuals who have special learning and behavior needs. 

Overview

The Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis MA program offered at Arizona State University prepares students to use applied behavior analysis to address a variety of learning and behavior needs across a range of professions and settings. All courses are online, combining an assortment of resources and technologies to provide students the opportunity to interact directly with program faculty and classmates.

Program graduates are well prepared to provide applied behavior analysis and evidence-based consultative services and support to clients, community and family members across a variety of settings. Coursework is verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board for students interested in sitting for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst examination. BCBA supervised independent fieldwork, required for certification, is arranged and completed by the student separately from their ASU coursework.

Career Opportunities

Professionals with expertise in evidence-based practices in ABA are in high demand across sectors and industries, including education, business and health care.

Career examples include:

  • ABA therapist
  • behavior specialist
  • board-certified behavior analyst
  • consultant
  • early interventionist
  • educator
  • organizational behavior management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measurement, Data Display, Interpretation and Experimental Design
  • Concepts and Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis 
  • Behavior Analytic Assessment 
  • Behavior Change Procedures: Implementing Interventions in Behavior Analysis
  • Personnel Supervision and Organizational Behavior Management in Educational Settings
  • Philosophical Foundations of Applied Behavior Analysis in Educational Settings
  • Ethics of Applied Behavior Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution. A degree in education or another field related to applied behavior analysis is preferred.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • personal statement
  • three letters of recommendation
  • resume
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14992 USD/year
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  • National

    14992 USD/year
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  • In-State

    13680 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13680 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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