Master of Science in Behavior Analysis
Simmons College

Program Details

The Master of Science in Behavior Analysis is an online psychology degree from Simmons College for those interested in making a difference in the lives of others.  This program prepares students to take on leadership roles using the implementation, evaluation, and administration of applied behavior analytic principles and methods.  Students complete a rigorous, interdisciplinary curriculum covering the science of behavior with a focus on contemporary research through hands-on learning, including individual and group mentoring.  In addition to the real-life experience, support, and feedback the mentorship provides, these hours of mentoring and supervision meet the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s (BACB) experience standards required to sit for the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam.  Coursework teaches:

  • Behavior Assessment
  • Effective Communication
  • Verbal Behavior Analysis
  • Foundational Procedures and Protocols for Behavior Changes 

Students of this online master’s in psychology program will benefit from Simmons’ leadership in the field, dedication to behavior analysis coursework and research, and faculty of established practitioners.

Requirements

  • Resume
  • Essay 
  • Official transcripts
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education