Applied Behavior Analysis MS

Required Foundation Courses 

Students are required to complete the following courses within the first 15 hours of study.

SPEC ED 6641Basic Principles and Concepts of Behavior Analysis3
SPEC ED 6642Behavior Assessment3
SPEC ED 6643Research Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis3
Total Hours9

Required Courses

Students are required to complete the following courses.

SPEC ED 6644Behavior Interventions in Applied Behavior Analysis3
SPEC ED 6645Ethics and Professionalism in Applied Behavior Analysis3
SPEC ED 6646Verbal Behavior Concepts and Applications3
SPEC ED 6647Advanced Concepts and Principles in Behavior Analysis3
SPEC ED 6648Behavior-Based Consultation and Supervision2
Total Hours14

Required Practicum Courses 

Through the course of five semesters, students are required to completed practicum courses in order to accrue the minimal hours of supervised experience required by the BACB to qualify for the BCBA exam.
SPEC ED 6651Practicum I in Applied Behavior Analysis2
SPEC ED 6652Practicum II in Applied Behavior Analysis2
SPEC ED 6653Practicum III in Applied Behavior Analysis 2
SPEC ED 6654Practicum IV in Applied Behavior Analysis2
SPEC ED 6655Practicum V in Applied Behavior Analysis2
Total Hours10

Required Research Courses 

These two research courses should be taken in sequence (not together) at the end of your program since the first course prepares you with the knowledge and skills to successfully complete an Action Research project in the capstone exit course. Students will design and execute a piece of original practitioner research and present your findings in a public forum.

SPEC ED 6661Capstone I in Applied Behavior Analysis3
SPEC ED 6662Capstone II in Applied Behavior Analysis3
Total Hours6