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Online Master of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program for aspiring behavior analysts.Online Master of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program for aspiring behavior analysts.Online Master of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program for aspiring behavior analysts.

  • Flexible: Study while you work. Choose from 3 program tracks that work around your schedule and needs. Graduate in as few as 21 months. No GRE required.
  • Hands-on: Get hands-on experience by completing up to 1,500 hours of fieldwork alongside your classroom studies with support from certified BCBAs.
  • ABAI-Verified: Prepare to sit for the BCBA® exam with our ABAI-Verified Course Sequence and integrated clinical behavior analysis learning modules.

Learn to Influence Behavioral Growth. Become a Behavior Analyst.

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66% of faculty for the online ABA master’s program have 10+ years of field experience.

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17% growth in demand for graduates with BCBA/BCBA-D certification from 2019-20201.

Earn Your Master of
Applied Behavior Analysis Online

The online Master of Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Dayton’s School of Education and Health Sciences gives you the experience, knowledge, and skills you need to change lives by helping individuals and families overcome life-altering behavioral problems.

Through a flexible online schedule, you’ll learn from and network with top professionals around the country

You’ll be taught how to conduct basic behavioral analysis, get intervention strategies, and will be given advanced techniques for facilitating behavior change.

Our highly acclaimed online program adheres to the qualified curriculum standards and includes an ABAI-Verified Course Sequence2 which meets BCBA® exam coursework requirements3. Upon completing your coursework and fieldwork, you’ll be eligible to take the BCBA® exam.

  • Graduate in as few as 21-36 months
  • Apply without test scores – no GRE required
  • Choose from three annual start dates4

Three Program Tracks to Choose From

With three program tracks, you can find the track that is right for you.

  • The Educator Fieldwork Track is designed for teachers and staff educators who prefer to complete the majority of their coursework and fieldwork during the summer terms.
  • The Supervised Fieldwork Track is designed for recent graduates or career changers who seek a more structured fieldwork experience.
  • The Independent Fieldwork Track is designed for students who are already working in the ABA field at an approved placement site.

All tracks cater around your schedule, needs, and experience.

To help launch you into a rewarding career, you’ll complete practical, hands-on fieldwork experience. If you’re already working in the ABA field, you may be eligible to complete your fieldwork hours at your current place of employment. Otherwise, our dedicated placement team will help you secure an approved fieldwork placement.

As a graduate, you’ll be well-prepared to begin your career in a rewarding role like behavioral coach, clinical director, behavioral consultant, educational consultant, or organizational consultant.

Bring Positive Change. Become a Behavior Analyst.

Behavior Analyst Certification Board (2021) US employment demand for behavior analysts: 2010-2020arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has verified the courses in the University of Dayton’s online ABA program as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has verified the courses in the University of Dayton’s online ABA program as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

Except the Educator Fieldwork Track, which only offers one start date per year in September.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference