Applied Behavior Analysis Masters Programs by State

If you are looking to enter the field of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), you might need to complete additional education to be eligible for certification. For those who have only a bachelor’s degree – this typically means enrolling in an ABA master’s program. Some students may want to look for programs local to where they live to make the process of earning their degree as smooth as possible. This resource may help you determine which Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) verified master’s programs are located in areas of interest to you. It will also specify which programs are available online, so that you can identify programs that you can complete remotely.

Already have a master’s degree but not in ABA? Check out our guide to ABA Certificate programs [to see if you can meet the requirements for becoming certified as an ABA with fewer courses.

Last Updated: June 2022. List of programs has been gathered via listings on the Association for Behavior Analysis International website. Be sure to check the program’s website for the most up to date information. All approved master’s programs that were still active on their university websites were included.

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Alabama

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Auburn University Applied Behavior Analysis, MS Auburn On Campus
Jacksonville State University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Jacksonville On Campus
Troy University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Troy Hybrid
University of Alabama in Huntsville MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Huntsville Online

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Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Alaska

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University of Alaska Anchorage MS in Clinical Psychology Degree (Behavior Analysis Track) Anchorage On Campus

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Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Arizona

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Arizona State University Online MA in Special Education – Applied Behavior Analysis Tempe Online
Arizona State University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Tempe On Campus

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Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Arkansas

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Ouachita Baptist University Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis Arkadelphia Online

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Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in California

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California State University Fresno Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis Fresno On Campus
California State University Los Angeles Master of Counseling Applied Behavior Analysis Option Los Angeles On Campus
California State University Northridge MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Northridge On Campus
California State University Sacramento MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Sacramento On Campus
California State University Stanislaus MA in Psychology Behavior Analysis Concentration Turlock On Campus
Cambridge College California Master of Education, Autism/Behavior Analyst Rancho Cucamonga Hybrid
Chicago School of Professional Psychology MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Los Angeles Hybrid
National University MS Degree in ABA La Jolla On Campus or Online
Northcentral University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis San Diego Online
Pepperdine University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Los Angeles On Campus or Online
San Diego State University MEd degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Autism San Diego On Campus
Touro University California MEd with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis Vallejo On Campus
University of California, Riverside MEd in Applied Behavior Analysis Riverside On Campus
University of Massachusetts Global MA in Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis Irvine Online
University of Southern California MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Los Angeles On Campus
University of the Pacific Master’s in Behavioral Psychology Stockton On Campus

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Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Colorado

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University of Denver MA in Early Childhood Special Education Denver On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Connecticut

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Southern Connecticut State University Master’s Degree in Special Education: Concentration in ABA New Haven On Campus
University of Saint Joseph Applied Behavior Analysis, MS West Hartford On Campus
Western Connecticut State University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Danbury Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Washington, DC

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Chicago School of Professional Psychology MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Washington Hybrid
Chicago School of Professional Psychology MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Washington Hybrid

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Florida

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Florida Institute of Technology Master’s In Organizational Behavior Management Melbourne On Campus
Florida Institute of Technology Master’s In Applied Behavior Analysis Orlando On Campus
Florida Institute of Technology MA in Behavior Analysis Practice  Melbourne Online
Florida International University MS in Psychology: Major in Behavior Analysis Miami Hybrid
Florida State University MS Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis Tallahassee On Campus
Nova Southeastern University Master of Human Services in Child Protection with Concentration in Advocating for the Child as a Behavior Analyst Ft. Lauderdale Online
Nova Southeastern University MS in Developmental Disabilities Ft. Lauderdale Online
Nova Southeastern University MS in Counseling with a Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis Ft. Lauderdale Online
Rollins College MA in Applied Behavior Analysis and Clinical Science Winter Park On Campus
University of Miami Master’s in Psychology with Specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis Coral Gables On Campus
University of North Florida MEd in Special Education with a Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis Jacksonville On Campus or Online
University of South Florida Applied Behavior Analysis MS Tampa On Campus
University of South Florida MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Tampa Online
University of West Florida Exceptional Student Education, MA, with Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization Pensacola Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Georgia

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Georgia Southern University – Armstrong MS in Psychology – Behavior Analysis Concentration Savannah On Campus
Georgia State University Applied Behavior Analysis, MS Atlanta On Campus
University of Georgia MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Athens On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Illinois

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Chicago School of Professional Psychology MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Chicago Online
National Louis University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Chicago Hybrid
Northern Illinois University MEd in Special Education, Specialization in Behavior Analysis DeKalb Unspecified
Southern Illinois University Carbondale MS in Behavior Analysis and Therapy Carbondale On Campus or Online
Trinity Christian College MA in Special Education, Behavior Intervention Specialist Palo Heights Hybrid

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Indiana

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Ball State University Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis  Muncie Online
Marian University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Indianapolis Online
Purdue University MSEd in Applied Behavior Analysis West Lafayette On Campus or Online
Purdue University Global MS in Psychology – Applied Behavior Analysis West Lafayette Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Iowa

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Drake University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Des Moines On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Kansas

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Pittsburg State University MS in Psychology with emphasis in Behavior Analysis Pittsburg On Campus
University of Kansas Applied Behavioral Science MA Lawrence On Campus or Online
Wichita State University MEd in Special Education with Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Wichita On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Kentucky

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Eastern Kentucky University MS General Psychology – ABA Concentration Richmond Online
Northern Kentucky University MA in Education – Teacher as Leader, Concentration in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis Highland Heights Online
University of Kentucky MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Lexington Hybrid
University of Louisville MEd in Special Education with a Concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Applied Behavior Analysis Louisville On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Louisiana

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McNeese State University Master’s in Psychology with Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration Lake Charles On Campus or Online
Nicholls State University Masters of Curriculum and Instruction–High Incidence Disabilities with Applied Behavior Analysis option Thibodaux On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Maine

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University of Southern Maine Educational Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration, MS Gorham On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Maryland

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Mount St. Mary’s University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Emmitsburg Hybrid
University of Maryland Baltimore County MA in Human Services Psychology: Applied Behavior Analysis Baltimore On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Massachusetts

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Assumption University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Worcester On Campus
Bay Path University MS or Education Specialist in Applied Behavior Anlaysis Longmeadow Online
Cambridge College Autism/Applied Behavior Analysis Program (MEd) Boston Hybrid
Elms College MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Chicopee On Campus or Online
Endicott College MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Beverly Hybrid or Online
Northeastern University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Boston Online
Regis College MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Weston On Campus or Online
Salem State University MS in Behavior Analysis Salem Hybrid
Simmons University MS or EdS in Behavior Analysis Boston On Campus or Online
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth MA in Psychology with an Applied Behavior Analysis North Dartmouth Hybrid
University of Massachusetts Lowell MS in Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism Studies Lowell Hybrid
Western New England University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Springfield On Campus
Westfield State University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Westfield On Campus or Online
William James College MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Newton On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Michigan

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Eastern Michigan University Clinical Behavioral MS in Psychology Ypsilanti On Campus
Michigan State University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis East Lansing Hybrid
Michigan State University MArts in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorders East Lansing Online
Northern Michigan University Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis Marquette On Campus or Online
Oakland University MEd in Special Education Rochester On Campus or Online
University of Michigan – Dearborn MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Dearborn On Campus
Wayne State University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Detroit Online
Western Michigan University MA in Behavior Analysis Kalamazoo On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Minnesota

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Capella University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Minneapolis Online
St. Cloud State University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis St. Cloud On Campus or Online
University of Minnesota MA in Special Education with an emphasis in ABA Minneapolis On Campus
Walden University MS in Psychology Applied Behavior Analysis specialization Minneapolis Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Mississippi

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Mississippi State University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Mississippi State On Campus
University of Mississippi MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with a Specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis Oxford Hybrid

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Missouri

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Lindenwood University Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis Saint Charles On Campus or Online
Saint Louis University Applied Behavior Analysis, MS St. Louis On Campus
Southeast Missouri State University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Cape Girardeau Online
University of Central Missouri MS Behavior Analysis Warrensburg Online
University of Missouri Columbia Master’s in ABA Columbia On Campus
University of Missouri St. Louis MS in Applied Behavior Analysis St. Louis Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Montana

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Montana State University Billings MS Special Education Advanced Studies ABA Emphasis Billings Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Nebraska

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University of Nebraska MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Omaha On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Nevada

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University of Nevada Las Vegas MEd in Special Education Subplan Applied Behavior Analysis Las Vegas On Campus
University of Nevada, Reno MS Behavior Analysis Reno On Campus
University of Nevada, Reno MS in Psychology, Behavior Analysis Specialization – Satellite Program Reno Online
University of Nevada, Reno Master of Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis Emphasis Reno On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in New Jersey

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Caldwell University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Caldwell On Campus
Georgian Court University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Lakewood On Campus, Hybrid, or Online
Georgian Court University Master’s in School Psychology Lakewood On Campus
Kean University Special Education – Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorders (MA) Union On Campus
Monmouth University MSED: Special Education – Autism/ABA West Long Branch Online
Rider University MA in Applied Psychology: ABA Lawrenceville Hybrid or Online
Rowan University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Glassboro Hybrid
Rutgers University Master of Applied Behavior Analysis Piscataway On Campus
Rutgers University Master of Applied Psychology Piscataway On Campus
Rutgers University Masters in Special Education Piscataway On Campus
Seton Hall University MA in Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis Track South Orange On Campus
Seton Hall University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis South Orange On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in New York

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Columbia University Teachers College MA in Applied Behavior Analysis New York On Campus or Online
Daemen College MS in ABA Amherst On Campus or Online
Hofstra University Applied Behavior Analysis MS Hempstead Online
Hunter College MS in Applied Behavior Analysis New York Hybrid
Long Island University – Post Campus MA in Behavior Analysis Brookville On Campus
Manhattanville College Masters of Professional Studies in ABA Purchase On Campus or Online
Queens College MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Queens On Campus or Online
Russell Sage College MS in Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism Troy Online
State University of New York College at New Paltz MS in Behavior Analysis and Interdisciplinary Autism Studies New Paltz On Campus
SUNY Empire State College MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Saratoga Springs Online
Touro College MS in Applied Behavior Analysis New York On Campus or Online
University of Rochester MS in Applied Behavior Analysis and Human Development Rochester On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in North Carolina

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University of North Carolina Charlotte MEd in Special Education and Child Development with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis Charlotte Online
University of North Carolina Wilmington MA in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration Wilmington On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in North Dakota

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University of North Dakota MS in Special Education Grand Forks Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Ohio

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Bowling Green State University MEd in Special Education, Specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis Bowling Green Online
The Ohio State University MA in Educational Studies, Special Education – Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization Columbus Online
University of Cincinnati Masters in Foundations in Behavior Analysis Cincinnati Online
University of Dayton Master of Applied Behavior Analysis Dayton Online
Youngstown State University Master in Applied Behavior Analysis Youngstown On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma State University MS in Teaching, Learning and Leadership Stillwater On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Oregon

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Oregon Institute of Technology MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Klamath Falls On Campus or Online
Portland State University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Portland Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Pennsylvania

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Arcadia University MEd with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis Glenside Online
Cairn University MS in Special Education in ABA Langhorne Online
Cairn University MA degree in ABA Langhorne Online
California University Of Pennsylvania MEd Applied Behavior Analysis California Online
Drexel University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Philadelphia On Campus or Online
Duquesne University MSEd Applied Behavior Analysis Pittsburgh On Campus or Online
East Stroudsburg University MEd in Special Education with Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration East Stroudsburg Online
Eastern University MA in Clinical Counseling–ABA concentration St. Davids On Campus or Online
Lehigh University MEd Behavior Analysis Bethlehem On Campus or Online
Mercyhurst University MS in Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration Erie Hybrid
Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Middletown On Campus
Saint Joseph’s University Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) MS Philadelphia Online
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania MEd in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavioral Analysis Slippery Rock Online
Temple University Applied Behavior Analysis MSEd Philadelphia On Campus
University of Scranton Applied Behavior Analysis MS Scranton Online
York College of Pennsylvania Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis York Online
Salve Regina University MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Newport On Campus

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in South Carolina

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Clemson University Special Education, MEd Clemson Online
Francis Marion University MS Degree in Applied Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis Florence On Campus or Online
University of South Carolina Applied Behavior Analysis, MEd Columbia Hybrid

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in South Dakota

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Augustana University MEd in Special Education — Applied Behavior Analysis Sioux Falls Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Tennessee

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Lipscomb University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Nashville Hybrid or On Campus
University of Memphis MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Memphis Hybrid
University of Tennessee Teacher Education, MS, Applied Behavior Analysis Knoxville On Campus
Vanderbilt University Special Education (MEd) – Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization Nashville Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Texas

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Baylor University MA in Educational Psychology – ABA Waco On Campus
Baylor University MSEd in Educational Psychology with a Concentration in ABA Waco On Campus
Chicago School of Professional Psychology MS Applied Behavior Analysis Richardson On Campus or Online
Chicago School of Professional Psychology MA Applied Behavior Analysis Richardson On Campus or Online
Sam Houston State University MA in Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism Huntsville Hybrid
St. Edwards University MEd in Applied Behavior Analysis Austin Online
Texas A&M University MEd in Special Education with Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate College Station Online
Texas State University MEd degree with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis San Marcos On Campus
Texas Tech University Applied Behavior Analysis – MEd Lubbock Online
University of Houston – Victoria MEd in in Special Education Applied Behavior Analysis Victoria Online
University of Houston Clear Lake Behavior Analysis MA Houston Online
University of North Texas MA in Applied Behavior Analysis Denton Online
University of Texas Austin MEd in Early Childhood Special Education Austin On Campus or Online
University of Texas Austin MEd Concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Austin On Campus or Online
University of Texas San Antonio MS in Behavior Analysis San Antonio On Campus or Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Utah

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Brigham Young University Special Education MS Provo On Campus
University of Utah Master of Education MEd BCBA Salt Lake City On Campus or Online
Utah State University MS with BCBA Coursework Logan Hybrid
Utah Valley University MEd in Applied Behavior Analysis Orem Hybrid

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Virginia

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George Mason University MEd in Special Education, Focus in Applied Behavior Analysis Fairfax On Campus or Online
James Madison University MA in Psychological Sciences, Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis Harrisonburg On Campus
Mary Baldwin University MS in ABA Staunton On Campus or Online
Shenandoah University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Winchester Online
University of Virginia Master of Education Degree in Curriculum, Applied Behavior Analysis Charlottesville Online

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Washington

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University of Washington Applied Behavior Analysis MEd Seattle On Campus or Online
Whitworth University Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), MA Spokane Hybrid

Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Programs in Wisconsin

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Marquette University MS in Applied Behavior Analysis Milwaukee On Campus