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Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism

Program Details

The Sage Colleges offers the Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism, a program designed to meet the needs of working professionals who are dedicated to working with people diagnosed with autism. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the causes of the disorder, assessment strategies, and the various theoretical explanations of the disorder. Students will learn research design, the importance of empirical evidence, and the focus on experimentation to discern causes of behavior. This knowledge will be coupled with thorough training in the only therapeutic approach to the treatment of autism spectrum disorders that has empirical research to support its effectiveness with this population.


Official transcripts. International students must submit a WES report if previous degrees were obtained outside the United States. Students who received a degree in a non-English speaking country may be required to submit TOEFL scores. Undergraduate courses in statistics, history and systems of psychology and at least three other behavioral sciences courses. Two letters of reference. Career goals Statement. Current resume. A total of 41 credits for practicum track students and 33 credits for non-practicum track student are required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education