Psychology — Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Degree Curriculum

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 6 of the university graduate catalog.

 

Core Courses

18

PSY 817

Introductory Foundations, Concepts, and Principles in ABA

3

PSY 813

Ethics and Professional Conduct in ABA

3

PSY 833

Behavioral Research and Measurement

3

PSY 855

Addressing Problem Behaviors

3

PSY 866

Advanced Topics in Behavior Analysis

3

PSY 895

 

Building New Behaviors

3

Supporting Course Requirements

15

PSY 820

Statistics and Research Design I

3

PSY 837

Social Psychology and Cultural Diversity

3

PSY 849

Advanced Developmental Psychology

3

PSY 853

Biological Bases of Behavior

3

PSY 859

Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior

3

Total Hours

33

The admissions requirements for applicants to the M.S. General Psychology with ABA concentration are as follows:

 

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution with a minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 or 2.75 for the last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Completion of one undergraduate research course and one undergraduate statistics course
  • Completion of three courses in psychology or a related discipline
  • If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, then satisfactory performance on the general sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required.
  • A personal statement describing your career goals and explaining how you plan to use the degree / ABA concentration