Master of Arts in Education: Applied Behavior Analysis

Transforming lives and making meaningful gains The Felician Way.

The demand for compassionate people with the ability to support uniquely-abled individuals is rapidly increasing, as Autism Spectrum Disorder is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United states. New Jersey in particular happens to have the highest rate of autism in the nation. This program will prepare you to become a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to improve the livelihoods of uniquely-abled individuals across the world as you earn your Master of Arts in Education.

This master’s program offers you the chance to study how uniquely-abled individuals can learn. Preparing professions to understand behavioral patterns in relation to the environment will help you teach students how to increase positive behavior. ABA therapy helps to improve communication, social, and academic skills as well as promote attention and community involvement. Discover how you can help uniquely-abled learners improve their independence while preparing for the Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst exam to become certified by the internationally recognized Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

In this career-focused program, you will take courses to learn evidence-based approaches for conducting behavioral assessments and for designing, implementing, and evaluating intervention programs. You will also participate in practicum experiences under the direct supervision of leading Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and Board Certified Behavior Analysts -Doctoral (BCBA-Ds).