Master's in Special Education

Applied Behavior Analysis

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Program Overview

The University of Arizona online program delivers a flexible but rigorous online education for students interested working with people who need to improve communication, social and adaptive skills. Our program prepares students to provide evidence-based services in applied behavior analysis in clinical, school, and home setting. 

The coursework is verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and provides the didactic requirements to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination. 

  • 100% online, no residency requirement
  • Complete in as little as four semesters
  • No GRE entrance requirement
  • UA Online rated in the top 30 in the nation

Information about Verified Course Sequence

Information about the BCBA exam pass rates


All the courses are offered through UA Online. Tuition is $635 per unit. Use this calculator to view tuition  and rates.

Admission Deadlines

Fall admission apply by February 15
Spring admission apply by October 1
Summer admission apply by March 1

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