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


CE Credits

Online CE learning modules are offered by the ABA program at USF and sponsored by Dr. Ray Miltenberger, approved continuing education (ACE) provider of Type 2 continuing education hours for BCBA and BCaBA certificants.

In the News…

ABA Master's Student Kelsey O’Neill Receives $16,000 Fellowship Grant from Behavioral Consulting of Tampa Bay
As part of the fellowship, Kelsey will complete one year of a paid practicum at BCOTB to help her gain a variety of experiences that will prepare her to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Earn the Degree You Need to Enhance Your Career with USF’s Online M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis!
Apply Now! The Application Deadline is Nov. 15, 2016.
21 Students from USF's ABA Program have their Research Presented at ABAI Convention
Many of the students also attended the convention in Chicago, which gathers over 4,500 behavior analysts from all over the world.

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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."

Faculty & Staff

USF Applied Behavior Analysis

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