ASU Online's Master of Arts in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) pairs research and experience to prepare students to work professionally with individuals with special learning and behavior needs using the principles of applied behavior analysis.
Next start date: 05/18/2020
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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The MA in Special Education (Applied Behavior Analysis) program prepares students to focus on the population with whom they plan to work, as well as to gain knowledge and skills to use ABA across a variety of individuals and settings. Students will be well prepared to provide evidence-based practices in ABA and consultative services and support to clients, community members and family members across a variety of settings.
ASU’s Teachers College offers university coursework verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® for students interested in sitting for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst examination aligned with the BACB Tasklist. BCBA certificants are equipped to meet and address diverse behavior needs and make a lasting difference in the community. BCBA supervised independent fieldwork, required for certification, is arranged and completed by the student separately from their ASU coursework. An optional remote supervised independent fieldwork practicum (SPE 580 Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum) is available.
This program meets the BACB verified course sequence requirements to qualify to sit for the BCBA exam. Individual state licensure requirements vary. Applicants should consult the licensure requirements of the states in which they plan to practice.
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.