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Help identify and solve workplace issues with an MS in Applied Behavior Analysis, Organizational Behavior Management specialization. Learn to assess and predict changes in behavior so you can develop appropriate interventions in a professional setting. Plus, you’ll explore how to set up organizational systems to ensure efficiency and promote safety. Similar to the work in other ABA domains, Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) practitioners create data collection systems as well as use behavioral data to produce desired outcomes.
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Basic Foundations in Applied Behavior Analysis
In this course, learners gain an understanding of the basic foundations, philosophy, and concepts underlying the science of behavior analysis. Learners differentiate between therapeutic approaches that are behavior-analytic and those that are not. Learners acquire knowledge of the basic principles and analyze behavior and environmental events surrounding the occurrence of behavior. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|5 quarter credits|
Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis
In this course, learners gain knowledge about the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts. Learners practice navigating ethical dilemmas commonly encountered in the practice of behavior analysis. Learners gain perspective on how to weight risks and benefits associated with the implementation of behavior change procedures. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in PSY7708. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|5 quarter credits|
Measurement and Research in Applied Behavior Analysis
In this course, learners gain knowledge on measurement, data display, and experimental methods commonly used in applied behavior analysis. Learners distinguish the different types of measurement that may be used and determine the conditions under which certain types should be used. Learners gain knowledge about single-subject design as well as different types of research methods used in behavior analysis. Prerequisite(s): PSY7708, PSY7710, completion of or concurrent registration in PSY7709. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|5 quarter credits|
Leadership and Consultation in Applied Behavior Analysis
In this course, learners advance their knowledge in the field of organizational behavior management. Learners use systems analysis to evaluate organizational processes, investigate best-practice leadership and consultative approaches, and identify how to motivate others to use the science of behavior in organizational settings. For MS in Applied Behavior Analysis and PhD in Behavior Analysis learners only. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration PSY7305. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|5 quarter credits|
Organizational Behavior Management
In this course, learners describe the field of organizational behavior management and its relationship to the science of behavior analysis. Learners synthesize research in the field of organizational behavior management. Throughout the course, learners apply basic assessment techniques and develop interventions commonly used in the field of organizational behavior management. For MS in Applied Behavior Analysis and PhD in Behavior Analysis learners only. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|5 quarter credits|
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The Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program, Organizational Behavior Management specialization, combines foundational knowledge of major competency areas in the behavior analytic field with specialized knowledge in organizational behavior management.
The curriculum focuses on ethical and professional conduct; behavior analysis concepts, principles, research methods; and assessment and interventions in organizational behavior management.
On successful completion of this program, you should be able to:
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$500 per credit, 60 total quarter credits, 0 max transfer credits
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