Graduate Bulletin

Education/Applied Behavioral Analysis, M.S.Ed.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Application Deadline:

Fall: April 1

Spring: October 1

Applications are processed together after the deadline date.

APPLY ONLINE to this graduate program.

Letters of Reference:

Number Required: 3

From Whom:  Letters of recommendation should be obtained from former and current professors who can provide insight into the applicant's abilities and talents and can comment on the applicant's aptitude for graduate study. If already working in the field, the applicant may include letters from professional colleagues.

Coursework Required for Admission Consideration:

All applicants must present credentials that are the equivalent of the appropriate baccalaureate degree at Temple University.

Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline:

A bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education, or a related field is preferred, but not required.

Statement of Goals:

The Statement of Goals should be approximately 500-1,000 words in length and should demonstrate a strong interest—and experience—in Applied Behavior Analysis. The statement should also include the following elements: your specific interest in Temple's program; your research goals; your future career goals; and your academic and research achievements.

Standardized Test Scores:

The GRE is required. It is expected that the scores will generally be at or above the 50th percentile. 

Minimum TOEFL score needed to be accepted: 79 iBT or 550 PBT.

Program Requirements
General Program Requirements:

Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: XX

Required Courses:

Seven classroom courses

Internship: Two internships are required.

Language Examination: No language examination is required.

Culminating Events:

Master's Project:

The master's project requires the conduct and report of an Applied Behavior Analysis research study.

Contacts
Program Contact Information:

http://education.temple.edu/aba/master-science-education-aba

Department Information:

Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in Education (CITE)
361 Ritter Hall (003-00)
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19122

edcite@temple.edu
215-204-8001

Department Contacts:

Admissions:

Gwen Miller

gmiller@temple.edu

215-204-6387

Program Coordinator:

Dr. Saul Axelrod

saul.axelrod@temple.edu

215- 204-6060

Chairperson: 

Dr. Michael Smith

mwsmith@temple.edu

215-204-8001

About the Program

The M.S.Ed. program in Applied Behavioral Analysis is a joint program between the College of Education and the Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and is offered by the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in Education in the College of Education. The degree is for people seeking careers in such applied behavioral settings as school systems, facilities for people with disabilities, and community agencies. The program responds to current initiatives at the national level for credentialing applied behavior analysts.

Time Limit for Degree Completion: 4 years

Campus Location:

Main

Some elective courses are offered at the Ambler, Harrisburg, and Center City campuses.

Full-Time/Part-Time Status:

Students are able to complete the degree program on a part-time basis (8 credit hours or less per semester) through classes offered after 4:30 p.m.

Department Information:

Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in Education (CITE)
361 Ritter Hall (003-00)
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19122

edcite@temple.edu
215-204-8001

Interdisciplinary Study:

Interdisciplinary study is fostered by the College of Education in collaboration with the Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts.

Affiliation(s):

Not applicable.

Study Abroad:

No.

Ranking:

Not applicable.

Accreditation:

This degree program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Areas of Specialization:

Not applicable.

Job Placement:

TBA.

Licensure:

Not applicable.

Non-Matriculated Student Policy:

Non-matriculated students may take up to 9 credits of coursework before applying to the degree program.

Financing Opportunities

Financing of the program is the student’s responsibility. Those without the requisite funding may contact the Office of Student Financial Services at http://sfs.temple.edu/ or 215-204-2244 for options.

Created 3.19.13