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Curriculum

BACB course sequence approved

The MS in Applied Behavior Analysis is built on Drexel’s signature emphasis on collaboration and experience. Our curriculum combines traditional coursework, comprehensive research and hands-on experience.

The course sequence for this program has been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, an international non-profit organization responsible for disseminating professional standards in the behavior analysis field.

  • 27 core credits
  • 12 credits in Autism Spectrum Disorders concentration courses or Practicum
  • 6 credits in action research

At Drexel, we understand the value of real-world experiences, so the MS in Applied Behavior Analysis includes a practicum that allows for hands-on learning in the field. Locations include:

  • The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute*
  • Regional mental and behavioral health care providers
  • Local EI programs
  • Educational agencies
  • Residential and community behavioral health providers

The course sequence for this program has been certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, an international non-profit organization responsible for disseminating professional standards in the behavior analysis field.

*The research and expertise of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and program staff are published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and other top-tier behavioral and school psychology journals. This experience will give students an exciting opportunity to publish their master’s or mentor-supported research projects. Students will have access to the interdisciplinary aspects of university-wide resources associated with this field.

Course descriptions may be found in the Drexel University Course Catalog.