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:

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®).

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…

Just Out! Sixth Edition of Dr. Raymond Miltenberger’s Text: Behavior Modification: Principles And Procedures
The new text has been updated with expanded topics and reflects the latest research in behavior modification.
Teaching Gun Safety Skills to Young Children
Ray Miltenberger, of the Department of Child and Family Studies, has created a gun injury prevention program that uses behavioral skills training and in situ training. The intervention helps children to demonstrate the desired safety skills in role-playing assessments and in situ assessments.
ABA Program Awarded 5-Year $1.06 million Grant
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, students accepted into the "Project ABA": Preparing Related Services Personnel in Applied Behavior Analysis for Children with Autism program will become school-based behavior analysts working with children with autism.

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Upcoming Events

  • January 15, 2014: ABA doctoral program application deadline

  • February 15, 2015: ABA master's program application deadline

  • April 28, 2015: Community Applications of Behavior Analysis Student Research Presentations and Alumni Reception

"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

Child & Family Studies