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School of Social Work
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Boston, MA 02115
Ph.D.- Applied Behavior Analysis
The PhD program in Behavior Analysis is a 68-credit doctoral program designed to train and position qualified behavior analysts to make significant contributions to the science and to the community.
Candidates should have the motivation and capacity to contribute to professional literature. They should also be interested in a fusion style of research wherein the findings from other disciplines are used to improve behavior analytic research.
Coursework includes topics such as behavioral assessment, descriptive analysis, demonstration of functional relations, measurement and intervention tactics, data display and interpretation, selection of target behaviors and goals, family issues, legal and ethical issues and crisis management.
While many students in our Applied Behavior Analysis programs are drawn from the fields of education and special education, the potential applications for this degree vary widely. Our alumni go on to satisfying careers in diverse fields such as behavioral medicine, organizational behavior management, instructional design and animal training.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 68
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,025 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999