Applied Behavior Analysis (M.S.) Concentration in AutismThe Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with a concentration in Autism is for students who wish to satisfy the educational requirements to sit for the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam and would like to learn more about how the science of ABA can be applied to the neurodiverse population and specifically to working with autistic individuals.
The autistic population is the most common population that BCBAs work with and the need for qualified professionals continues to grow as the prevalence of autism continues to rise. This concentration prepares the future clinician to understand autism from the perspectives of professionals and individuals with autism, develop appropriate goals for intervention, and work with the diverse needs of these individuals by offering electives that pertain to challenging behaviors, play and social skill deficits, language barriers, and understanding what constitutes evidence-based practices.
CurriculumThis concentration is for students who wish to satisfy the educational requirements to sit for the BCBA exam and would like to work with children with autism spectrum disorder. Elective coursework will focus on the application of behavior analysis to children and adults with autism, including electives in goal setting, adolescent and adult issues, social skills, communication, and collaboration within settings that serve children with autism spectrum disorder.
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40 Credits Required
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27 Months to Completion
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$662 Per credit hour
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