Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis

Special Education Applied Behavior Analysis

Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis

Master of Arts

Learn to empower and educate individuals of all ages with disabilities by facilitating their education and development.

Interested in working with people who need assistance to improve their communication, social and adaptive skills? This program will prepare you to provide evidence-based services in applied behavior analysis in clinical, school, and home settings.

You will also have the opportunity to complete an original applied project in your area of interest within behavior analysis. Projects are supervised by individual faculty and are conducted in lieu of a master’s thesis.

Program coursework has been verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and includes all 6 courses required to take the BCBA (Board Certification Behavior Analyst) exam. The program also fulfills the master’s degree requirement for the exam.

You may choose to complete the degree in as little as 4 semesters or 16 months if you begin in the Fall semester.

Please contact Rebecca Hartzell, Ph.D, BCBA-D, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Special Education Program hartzell@arizona.edu with questions about the program.

Career Level:
Master of Arts
Start Options:
  • August
  • January