Applied Behavior Analysis at USF
USF Applied Behavior Analysis

About Our Programs

PhD:

  • Prepares students to be expert practitioners, effective teachers, and accomplished researchers
  • Advances the practice of applied behavior analysis by developing behavior analysts who are scientist-practitioners
  • Advances the science of behavior analysis by producing new knowledge through quality research
  • Advances behavior analysis in the community through research and practice activities in a wide variety of community settings with community partners

Master's:

  • Prepares graduates in applied behavior analysis to work in a variety of fields including education, developmental disabilities, autism, child protective services, mental health, residential supports, and rehabilitation
  • Provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs)
  • Contributes to the field of applied behavior analysis by producing quality research and increasing the number of practicing behavior analysts

Minor:

  • Teach you skills that you can use now
  • Help you find a job
  • Prepare you for certification in ABA
  • Prepare you for a graduate program in ABA

In the News…

Summer Institute Session 1:Incorporating Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Multiple Contexts
This presentation by Sylvia F. Diehl, PhD, CCC-SLP will focus on the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) in the classroom. The Institute is offered by Project TSBA (Preparing Tiered System Behavior Analysts), a joint federally funded project of the Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Program and the Positive Behavior Certificate Program.

Summer Institute Session 2:Universal Design and Selection of Assistive Technologies for Learning
This presentation by Kathryn J. De Laurentis, PhD will will outline universal design methods and human factor considerations necessary to develop tools and techniques to increase, maintain, or improve functional, cognitive, or sensory capabilities of individuals with disabilities. The Institute is offered by Project TSBA (Preparing Tiered System Behavior Analysts), a joint federally funded project of the Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Program and the Positive Behavior Certificate Program.
Summer Institute Session 3:UDL in the Classroom: Considerations for Students with Disabilities
This presentation by Phyllis Jones, PhD will introduce the fundamental concepts of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in the classroom context. The Institute is offered by Project TSBA (Preparing Tiered System Behavior Analysts), a joint federally funded project of the Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Program and the Positive Behavior Certificate Program.

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Upcoming Events

  • April 28, 1:00 - 4:00 pm: 5th Annual Community Applications of Behavior Analysis (CABA) Poster Expo

 

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