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Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization Master of Science in Psychology

Harold Abel School of Psychology

What You'll Learn

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Your Degree Outcomes

This degree is aligned with external professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will allow you to meet the demands of your field.

By the successful completion of your degree program, you will have gained the following skills and knowledge:

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze research related to clinical psychology.
  • Apply ethical principles related to practice in academics, research, and practice of clinical psychology.
  • Evaluate the importance of diversity through mastery of multicultural competencies in scholarly work.
  • Apply theory and research findings into standards of practice for the professional discipline of clinical psychology.
  • Communicate in scholarly writing and through the use of any technologies using the professional standards of the discipline.

Specialization Outcomes

  • Analyze literature related to a research or evaluation goal.
  • Design and conduct program evaluations.
  • Design appropriate data collection instruments and measurement strategies.
  • Plan and conduct research.
  • Analyze data using statistical software.
  • Protect human subjects in research and evaluation projects.
  • Respect and embrace individual and group differences.
  • Effectively communicate psychological concepts and information within the professional community, using the professional standards of the evaluation, measurement, and research discipline.

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