Dr. Nicole Rodriguez (Chair and Program Director), Graduate Faculty members associated with Applied Behavior Analysis
The PhD program in Applied Behavior Analysis is aimed at providing students with independent study, investigation, and research skills in applied behavior analysis that will prepare students for prominent leadership positions in academic, clinical, and research arenas.
- Completion of the comprehensive exam.
- Completion of a research project consistent with a PhD level of achievement.
- Completion and successful defense of a doctoral dissertation.
- Completion of a full-time, 1-year internship.
- Concurrence of the mentor and the student's Supervisory Committee.
- Meets all UNMC Graduate College degree requirements.
- Completion of eight didactic courses.
All HPSY courses are advanced level courses with student prerequisites including: (a) a Master's degree in a related area, (b) graduate coursework in applied behavior analysis at the Master's level, and (c) preparation and classes leading to eventual certification as a behavior analyst (i.e., BCBA credential). Students not meeting these requirements may request special permission from the course instructor. Course schedules are subject to change.
|HPSY 835||EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR *||3|
|HPSY 911||BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY: DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN *||3|
|HPSY 920||ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF SEVERE BEHAVIOR DISORDERS *||3|
|HPSY 940||ANALYSIS OF VERBAL BEHAVIOR *||3|
|HPSY 935||QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR *||3|
|HPSY 950||ADVANCED METHODS IN SINGLE CASE RESEARCH *||3|
|HPSY 980||PRACTICUM IN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS||1-15|
|HPSY 990||INTERNSHIP IN APPLIED BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY||1-15|
|HPSY 999||DOCTORAL DISSERTATION||1-9|
|Electives (2 courses, selected from the following)|
|HPSY 906||BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY APPLICATION IN SCHOOLS||3|
|HPSY 908||ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF CHILD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY||3|
|HPSY 915||BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|HPSY 916||BEHAVIORAL PSYCH IN AUTISM AND RELATED DISORDERS||3|
|MSIA 998||SPECIAL TOPICS (Grantsmanship)||1-9|
|PSYC 8700||(ETHICS AND LAW FOR PSYCHOLOGY AND APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS - This course is offered at the University of Nebraska - Omaha)||3|
|PSYC 9010||(PROSEMINAR: STATISTICAL METHODS I - This course is offered at the University of Nebraska - Omaha)||3|
|PSYC 9020||(PROSEMINAR: STATISTICAL METHODS II - This course is offered at the University of Nebraska - Omaha )||3|
|Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training|
|*ABA students must have completed three of these courses and one elective prior to comprehensive exam|