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…

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Begins New Colloquium Series October 27th
Marc N. Branch, PhD, Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Florida will present The Crisis of Replicability: A predictable result of null-hypothesis
significance testing on Monday, October 27th, at 3:30pm.
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" program will become school-based behavior analysts working with children with autism.
USF ABA Provides 33 Presentations at 2014 Florida Association of Behavioral Analysis Conference
All ABA faculty members, 5 doctoral students, and 18 master’s students presented.

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Upcoming Events

  • December 5, 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