Endicott College

Van Loan School

M.Ed. in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis


376 Hale Street

Beverly, MA 01915

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Master of Education in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis, Moderate Disabilities (PreK–8, 5–12)

Please Note: These programs fulfill the educational requirements to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) examination.

Completion Requirements
To successfully exit from the M.Ed./ABA program with Initial License in Severe Disabilities and qualification to sit for the BACB certification examination, students must successfully complete all of the required courses and fieldwork. In addition, teachers seeking Massachusetts licensure as a teacher of students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK–8) must pass the MTEL General Curriculum test and Foundations of Reading Test in addition to passing the Communication and Literacy test.
Students seeking Moderate Disabilities licensure (5–12) may chose to substitute a subject matter test (5–8 or 8–12) for the general curriculum test in addition to the required Communications and Literacy and Foundations of Reading tests. A Competency Review is also required of all Moderate Disabilities licenses. Students may be advised to take additional subject matter courses for meeting the above DESE requirements.

Students seeking a BCBA credential must fulfill both the educational and experiential requirements identified by the BACB and must take and pass the qualifying examination administered by the BACB.

Special Education and Behavioral Studies, Moderate Disabilities: Professional Licensure (PreK-8, 5-12)



Endicott College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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