M.S.Ed. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Since its inception in 1964, the philosophy of Duquesne University's Special Education program has been one that acknowledges the dignity and uniqueness of each individual. Our mission is to prepare skilled educators who will maximize the potential for achieving a meaningful quality of life for individuals with disabilities. M.S.Ed. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a 30 credit program that will prepare graduates for employment and advancement within various community agencies and school settings. Candidates will develop skills and competencies appropriate to obtaining positions of direct care, health maintenance, advocacy, intensive case management or independent support coordination. Students pursuing this degree will also complete the verified course sequence for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification. The curriculum in this program also provides necessary coursework for the Behavior Specialist License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.