Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis

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Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Designed to prepare learners for a license as an Applied Behavior Analyst 
  • Designed to prepare learners with the educational requirements for the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) national credential awarded by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)
  • 60 quarter credits
  • 12 required courses  
  • Aligned to the 5th edition Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Task List
  • 3 specializations

Professional licensure disclosures

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