Master of ScienceApplied Behavior Analysis

Northeastern University’s online Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis (MABA) helps prepare graduates to assume supervisory behavior analyst roles in service agencies and in private and public school settings, and to serve as independent consultants. As a behavioral specialist, you can help people such as children and adults with autism and other disabilities to achieve independence in activities of daily living, communicate effectively with others, participate in community activities, acquire academic skills, and engage in positive social interactions.

This practitioner-focused online degree program extends your knowledge of applied behavior analysis beyond basic principles and procedures to more advanced concepts. Our skill-building curriculum provides you with the tools to:

    • Assess behavior
    • Design effective interventions
    • Develop teaching programs
    • Determine preferences
    • Evaluate clinical outcomes

Our online courses take advantage of technological advances that engage you in learning. You will have the opportunity to discover knowledge through hands-on experience, share in team projects, and tailor course work to suit your clinical interests. This online program also gives you the opportunity to build a social network of your peers—to connect across distances and continue your professional development through others. 

The Northeastern University Applied Behavior Analysis program prepares you to take the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) exam to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Learn more about our Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis.

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