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Curriculum

M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis

Drexel’s M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis provides a program of study* that places great emphasis on collaboration and experience. Our curriculum combines traditional coursework and leading-edge instruction with comprehensive research.

The program consists of 49.5 credits: 31.5 credits in core courses, 12 credits in concentration courses or practicum, and 6 credits in action research.

For course descriptions, please see the Drexel University Course Catalog.

Core Applied Behavior Analysis Courses – 31.5 Credits

Code Name Credits
EDEX 551 Pervasive Developmental Disorders 4.5
EDEX 630 Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change  4.5
EDEX 631 Measurement & Experimental Design 4.5
EDEX 632 Behavior Assessment and Functional Analysis 4.5
EDEX 633 Behavior Interventions 4.5
EDEX 634 Consultation, Systems Change, & Supervision   4.5
EDEX 635 Ethical Considerations & Professional Conduct   4.5

Concentration Course Options – 12 Credits

Code Name Credits
EDEX 556 Characteristics & Methods: Autism 3.0
EDEX 558 Characteristics & Methods: High-Functioning Autism 3.0
EDEX 560 Communication & Language Interventions: ASD 3.0
EDEX 562 Behavior & Sensory Support: ASD 3.0

Professional Electives Course Options – 12 Credits

Code Name Credits
EDEX 700 Practicum I 2.0
EDEX 700 Practicum II 2.0
EDEX 700 Practicum III 2.0
EDEX 700 Practicum IV 2.0
EDEX 700 Practicum V 2.0
EDEX 700 Practicum VI 2.0

Capstone Course - 6 credits

Code Name Credits
EDEX 610 Action Research for Special Education Teachers I 
4.5
EDEX 611 Action Research for Special Education Teachers II 
1.5