Applied Behavior Analysis MSEd
Temple’s Master of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis trains students to analyze and interpret human behavior and environmental influence across the lifespan. Students will learn how to apply these principles to influence behavioral change of social significance. Applied behavior analysis has influenced a wide range of everyday society, including the adoption of seatbelt usage, parenting, industrial safety, animal care and welfare and more.
Graduates of the Applied Behavior Analysis MSEd program help fill the growing demand for individuals with applied behavior-analytic training in social service agencies and educational institutions, particularly in service of individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.
The Applied Behavior Analysis graduate degree also prepares educators, public health workers and rehabilitation specialists to understand communication, decision making and psychology. You’ll graduate with a diverse set of skills, including the ability to devise arrangements for more effective classroom management and strategies for effective behavior management at home. Coursework for this program fulfills the requirement for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
The interdisciplinary Applied Behavior Analysis MSEd program blends courses in education and psychology. Courses are taught by faculty with top academic credentials and experience as practitioners. You’ll complete your coursework on a part- or full-time basis on Temple’s Main Campus in Philadelphia. Some courses are offered at offsite locations.
Students also have the opportunity to gain clinical experience through Temple University’s Psychoeducational Clinic. (See Onsite Experience.)
Labs and Research Centers
Temple University’s Psychoeducational Clinic provides comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations for adolescents, children and young adults who are experiencing academic difficulties. Such difficulties may be related to behavioral, emotional or social problems; learning disabilities; or neurological impairment. Learn more about the Psychoeducational Clinic in the College of Education.