Accelerated 4+1 Bachelor’s & MSEd in Applied Behavior Analysis
The Applied Behavior Analysis pathway will provide learners with advanced knowledge and skills in behavioral approaches to instruction and student supports. The 12-credit course sequence will focus on procedures for evaluating behavior and target skills, designing data-driven interventions, and monitoring progress. Additionally, the 4-course sequence, along with EDPS 36201 Positive Behavior Supports and EDPS 40300 Individualized Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Supports, will fulfill the Behavior Analyst Certification Board course content requirements to sit for the exam to become a Board-Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA).
If you are considering a career centered on application of behavior analytic principles to teach new behaviors and decrease undesired behaviors, particularly in the areas of education or human service, then this program is for you. Be prepared to: work with individuals with autism across settings; work with individuals with and without disabilities who engage in challenging behavior and/or who are in need of increasing skills; consult with teachers and school systems to create positive behavior support systems; train parents; and collaborate with medical professionals.
This program is available to all undergraduate education students in the following majors:
- General Education: Educational Studies
- General Education: Curriculum and Instruction
- Special Education
- Elementary Education
- Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
- Psychological Sciences
- Human Development and Family Studies
Apply for Admission in your Junior Year!
If you will be classified as a senior Fall 2022 (Completed 90 credits by August 2022), Apply for admission Now!
Undergraduate and graduate courses will be combined over the next two years, permitting completion of both the BS and MS.ED. degrees in five years for students engaged in full-time study. Students applying must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25