M.A. Professional Behavior Analysis
Master of Arts in Professional Behavior Analysis
The Master of Arts in Professional Behavior Analysis combines 24–27 semester credit hours of coursework from Florida Tech's ABA online program with 21 semester credit hours completed in residence at one of several behavior analysis agencies across the country. The program provides students a high-quality hands-on education at convenient locations. Florida Tech faculty, housed at the host agencies, help students integrate academic curriculum with practical experience.
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board ® (BACB ®) has approved the Florida Tech BCBA ® course sequence as meeting all instructional requirements for certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst ® (BCBA ®). The in-residence component integrates coursework with supervised practica and a capstone project completed on site. The practicum meets the BACB's supervised experience requirement for BCBA certification. On graduation, students meet all the requirements to sit for the BCBA examination. The program also meets licensure standards in all states currently licensing professional behavior analysts. The program has been designed to meet the upcoming accreditation standards (2015) of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).