Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Special Education M.A. — Intervention Specialist: Applied Behavior Analysis Emphasis

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

See “Special Education M.A.

Note: The coursework can be completed in two years and all coursework is offered completely online. The program prepares students to sit for the examination to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Students who are interested in taking the BCBA exam must have at least a master's degree and supervision from another person who is a BCBA by the time they sit for the exam.

Degree Requirements — 30 Credits

Required Emphasis Credits — 27 hours

EDSE 630Applied Behavior Analysis I

3

EDSE 632Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis

3

EDSE 633Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis

3

EDSE 670Legal and Policy Foundations of Special Education

3

EDSE 672Leadership in the School Community

3

SPSY 627Philosophical Underpinnings of Applied Behavior Analysis

2

SPSY 628Concepts and Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis

3

SPSY 629Measurement and Experimental Design in Applied Behavior Analysis

3

SPSY 631Applied Behavior Analysis II

4

Required Major Core Credits — 3 hours

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3