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in Applied Behavior Analysis
Whether you want to analyze behavior problems, provide treatment to people with autism or act as a consultant to agencies like child welfare organizations, you can get there with an applied behavior analysis degree from Florida Tech. Here, you'll develop a strong background in behavior analysis and get hands-on experience in analysis and communication.
Begin specializing in your sophomore year
Our applied behavior analysis program is dynamic and focused. You'll get started right away, taking core courses like Introduction to Psychology and Survey of Science 1: Physical Science as a freshman. Guided by highly qualified faculty who care about your success, you'll hone your strengths and begin specializing as early as sophomore year.
Gain practical experience
Beyond the classroom, applied behavior analysis majors build leadership experience through exciting internships and participation in academic organizations like Psi Chi (psychology honor society), the Undergraduate Psychology Student Association, student government, and over 100 other student organizations.
Build professional relationships
As an applied behavior analysis student, you will have the special opportunity to work in The Scott Center for Autism Treatment, Florida Tech's on-campus autism research facility. Here, you will be given the chance to work alongside a proven staff as they work to treat children with autism. As a result of this work, you will establish important relationships with professionals already working in the field – excellent references for future work opportunities.
Earn an advanced Applied Behavior Analysis degree
After receiving their applied behavior analysis degree, many students go on to graduate school at Florida Tech–a university offering master's and doctor's in many areas of psychology–in pursuit of specializing in advanced subjects such as clinical psychology. With a strong bond between yourself and the department, the transition from undergraduate to graduate studies will be seamless.
Envision yourself at Florida Tech–a university already operating in the future–and imagine how far a world-class applied behavior analysis degree will take you.