University of Houston - Clear Lake

School of Human Sciences and Humanities

Behavior Analysis


2700 Bay Area Blvd.

Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX 77058

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts Behavior Analysis

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The goal of the Behavior Analysis M.A. Program is to provide students with a well-rounded foundation in psychology and behavior analysis through an integrated sequence of coursework, practicum, and research activities.

Students obtain competency in the basic principles of learning and the application of these principles with particular emphasis on interventions for children with developmental disabilities. Practicum and research experiences are provided in home, school, and clinic settings.

The program includes a course sequence and practicum that have been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc®. Students completing the coursework and practicum requirements of the program will be eligible to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam.

The coursework also prepares graduates who are interested in becoming Licensed
Psychological Associates.

Furthermore, graduates will be prepared to pursue doctoral degrees in psychology or behavior analysis.

The Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate is designed for individuals who have already earned a master’s degree in Psychology or a related discipline and who would like to complete the coursework and practicum required to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam.

International Student Requirements:

Same as for residents.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 42

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $100 (residents), $377 (non-residents) plus fees

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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