Applied Behavior Analysis at USF
USF Applied Behavior Analysis

About Our Programs


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

Online Graduate Certificate:

USF is now proudly offering a comprehensive, flexible online Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (GCABA), the perfect program for anyone looking to further develop their understanding of human behavior and seek certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®).

In the News…

ABA Student Assistance Fund Yields Excellent Results
As we prepare for our Fall 2014 students in the ABA Masters program, we are proud to profile the productive efforts of our  Fall/Spring 2013 and Spring 2014 awardees of the Applied Behavior Analysis Student Assistance Fund.
5th Annual Cycling Out Autism Raises over $34,000 for Community Organizations
USF's Center for Autism & Related Disabiities and Applied Behavior Analysis Program were among local organizations supported by the event held April 5th.
CFS Faculty Ray Miltenberger comments on children and firearms
Liberty Voice: Philadelphia Toddler Accidentally Kills Sister With Loaded Gun

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"Social and economic sustainability of communities will depend upon a well-trained and diverse workforce in child and adolescent behavioral health."

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USF Applied Behavior Analysis

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