The Admissions Committee looks for candidate’s demonstration of exceptional ability in professional background or training. Applicant credentials are evaluated as a composite on the basis of all information submitted in the admission process. MA applicants must follow the general master’s degree admissions process and declare an ABA concentration. Click here for MA admission criteria.
- a master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in psychology, education, counseling, social work, or other approved human services field;
- a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the masters degree;
- a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Applicants who do not meet the requirement for the major will be considered if they have experience implementing behavior analytic therapy.
Applications are reviewed after receipt of all required documents. Individuals who meet all admission criteria may be invited for an interview. Upon completion of the interview, the Admissions Committee will make a decision about acceptance to the program.
*Note: At this time, international applicants are not eligible for enrollment in the Certificate of Applied Behavior Analysis because of federal enrollment requirements. We encourage international students who are interested in ABA to apply to the combined MA/ABA program.