Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling / Applied Behavior Analysis
Eastern University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis is an online counseling degree and special education degree program.  This program aims to train students at the master’s-level who are competent in behavioral analysis while focusing on school and community settings.  Coursework covers the use of behavioral and scientific-based assessment, intervention and prevention strategies, and effective consultation for the promotion of learning socially appropriate behaviors.  Courses are taught by faculty with specific behavior analysis credentials and who have experience within the applied behavior analysis field.  You will complete the education required to become a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania, and Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS) in Pennsylvania. 
Courses may include:
  • Verbal Behavior Assessment
  • Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Autism and Basic Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Behavior Measurement and Treatment Evaluation
  • Behavior Therapy in Community Setting

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Eastern University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV