Master's in Special Education

Applied Behavior Analysis




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

Verified Course Sequence

BCBA Exam Pass Rates

Program Cost

All the courses are offered through UA Online. Tuition is $653 per unit. Use this calculator to view tuition  and rates.

Application Deadlines

Summer Admission 2024
Accepting Applications: January 15, 2024 - April 15, 2024
Start Date: June 3, 2024

Fall Admission 2024
Accepting Applications: April 16, 2024 - July 15, 2024
Start Date: August 26, 2024

Spring Admission 2025
Accepting Applications: August 15, 2024 - November 15, 2024
Start Date: January 15, 2025

Application Fees 

The Graduate College non-refundable application fees are listed below. 

All Graduate Applicants 

  • Degree Seeking, $90.00
  • Certificate, $90.00 

Use of our online system is the only method of application.  Application fees are non-refundable. This program does not offer application fee waivers.

Learn More

Check out the interview with Dr. Hartzell!