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Graduate Committee
Dr. Mark Shriver (Chair and Program Director), Dr. Brenda Bassingthwaite, Dr. Regina Carroll, Dr. Tara Fahmie, Dr. Sarah Frampton, Dr. Mary Halbur, Dr. Bethany Hanssen, Dr. William Higgins, Dr. Abigail Kennedy, Dr. Sara Kupzyk, Dr. Cynthia Livingston, Dr. Catalina Rey, Dr. Nicole Rodriguez, and Dr. Amanda Zangrillo

The Applied Behavior Analysis MS Program prepares students to be behavioral health practitioners with advanced knowledge and skills related to the provision of behavioral therapy for children. Students who complete the program will be eligible to sit for the examination administered by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® [www.BACB.com] for certification as Board Certified Behavior Analysts® (BCBA®). Students in the program complete 48-51 credit hours to earn a Master of Science Degree in Psychology. The Master of Science - ABA Program typically takes two years of full time study to complete. 

MS Curriculum

All students must complete the required courses, and practicum experience, which include the Behavior Analyst Certification Board requirements to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam, as well as either research course (MMI 899 or MMI 896).

REQUIRED COURSES
PSYC 9560 (PROSEMINAR: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY - This course is offered at the University of Nebraska - Omaha)3
PSYC 8520 (FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT - This course is offered at the University of Nebraska - Omaha; available online)3
MMI 813APPLICATIONS OF STATISTICS IN PSYCHOLOGY (available online)3
MMI 855PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS (available online)3
MMI 857BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS AND INTERVENTION (available online)3
MMI 870ETHICS AND LAW FOR PSYCHOLOGY AND APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (available online)3
MMI 904PROSEMINAR: LEARNING (available online)3
MMI 905APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS IN EDUCATION (available online)3
MMI 910SMALL-N RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES (available online)3
MMI 914ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (available online)3
MMI 957APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (available online)3
MMI 947PRACTICUM IN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (available online; 750-1500 hrs)6-12
One of the following:
MMI 899MASTERS THESIS1-9
MMI 896RESEARCH OTHER THAN THESIS1-3