Applied Behavior Analysis, M.Ed.

Program Description

The M.Ed. in Applied Behavior Analysis is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts(R) (BCBA).  This 36 credit degree program includes classroom-based courses in applied behavior analysis and a practicum course designed to meet the supervised fieldwork requirements to sit for the national BCBA exam.

Degree Requirements

Applied Behavior Analysis Courses (21 credits)

Course Title Credits
EDEX 610Instruction of Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities3
EDEX 701Nature of Students with Autism3
EDEX 715Applied Behavior Analysis in Special Education3
EDEX 716Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Interventions3
EDEX 717Ethics in Behavior Analysis3
EDEX 809Single-Case Research Designs in Special Education3
Select one additional, related course in applied behavior analysis as approved by advisor3
Total Credit Hours21

Practicum Course (15 credits)

Course Title Credits
EDEX 718Intensive Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis (take for 3 credits each of five semesters)15
Total Credit Hours15