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

Online:

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…

Fourth Year ABA Doctoral Students have Long List of Research Accomplishments!
How productive are our PhD students? Just take a look at our fourth year ABA doctoral student research accomplishments!  Great work Bryon Miller, Lindsey Slattery, Leslie Singer, Mallory Quinn, Sindy Sanchez and Diego Valbuena!
Tampa Interbay Rotary Club Provides Scholarship Fund through Annual Cycling for Autism Event
Since 2010, the Tampa Interbay Rotary Club Cycling for Autism Fundraising event has raised over $165,000 to support programs in the Tampa Bay community focused on helping individuals with autism and their families. They have supported CARD-USF’s many efforts in the community, as well as a scholarship fund for students in the Applied Behavior Analysis Program at USF.
USF's ABA Master's Program Receives Reaccreditation by the Behavior Analysis Accreditation Board
The Behavior Analysis Accreditation Board (BAAB) is the governance body responsible for the accreditation of training programs in behavior analysis at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. The BAAB operates as a board of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) and carries out its responsibilities in a manner consistent with the ABAI bylaws and articles of incorporation.

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