Caldwell University

Office of Graduate Studies

Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis


120 Bloomfield

Caldwell, NJ 07006

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Ph.D. in ABA program was designed to prepare students for high-level employment within areas where there are growing demands for competent professionals with expertise in applied behavior analysis: namely, developmental services, special education, mental health, and academia. Students are required to show proficiency in coursework, practicum and dissertation research. The core curriculum for the Ph.D. in ABA program focuses on (a) the advanced principles and procedures of basic and applied behavior analysis practice and research, (b) the application of behavior analysis and behavioral support in complex environments (i.e., home, school, work, other community settings, and institutional settings), and (c) supervision and training of others in behavior analysis (d) conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of advanced topics in behavior analysis (e) development and completion of independent research in behavior analysis. 


The Ph.D. program has been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.

International Student Requirements:

A full list of admission and program eligibility requirements can be found on our Web site

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 90

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1090.00 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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