Applied Behavior Analysis, M.Ed. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
12 months
Duration
40894 USD/year
40894 USD/year
24118 USD/year
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About

Build the skills you will need to work with individuals with disabilities and intervene in an evidence-based manner. We offer a master degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at the University of Pittsburgh. 

Overview

The Applied Behavior Analysis MEd program from the University of Pittsburgh will provide you an opportunity to learn in depth about the theories and practical applications of applied behavior analysis while preparing you to sit for the BACB exam regulated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc (BACB).  This rigorous program blends challenging coursework and possible practicum opportunities preparing you to sit for the BACB exam.  

The Applied Behavior Analysis MEd program provides intensive instruction in the theoretical bases of Applied Behavior Analysis as well as the clinical and pedagogical application of the theory and principles. The courses are aimed at special educators and behavioral health providers and are designed to specifically prepare students to apply for the certification examination of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc (BACB). Students may have the opportunity to complete supervised practicum as well. 

Career Pathways

  • Alumni currently work in a variety of important areas such as public and private schools and in the private sector helping students with disabilities
  • Majority of alumni pursue and pass their BACB exam to become board certified behavior analysts

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Research Seminar In Special Education
  • Applications In Developmental Disabilities
  • Emotional Behavioral Disabilities Of Children And Adolescents
  • Current Developments In Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Ethics
  • Research Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling. Priority given to applications received by January 15. 

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are submitted through the Pitt Education Online Application Form
  • There is a non-refundable application fee of $50 (USD) to be paid by credit card
  • Your online application must include (a.) a Goal statement, (b.) your resume or curriculum vita, and (c.) contact information for three academic or professional contacts to later be invited to provide letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40894 USD/year
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  • National

    40894 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 40894 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24118 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24118 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Funding

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