Online MA in ABA


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Earn the degree you need to enhance your career with USF’s Online MA in ABA.  Application for Fall admission is June 1st and for Spring admission is October 15th.

The  fully online Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis degree from the University of South Florida provides the coursework and practicum experience you need to become a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA).

The program consists of:

  • 8-week-long classes delivered fully online.
  • Classes developed by doctoral level behavior analysts with years of ABA teaching experience.
  • Seven classes you need to sit for the BCBA exam**.
  • Practicum seminars to guide your practicum activities where you will acquire your 1000 hours of supervised experience.
  • Independent research courses to guide you through the process of conducting a literature review and creating a research proposal.


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*The Online MA in ABA degree does not accept tuition waivers, including State or USF employee waivers. It is a separate program from the on-campus MS in ABA degree at USF.

**Please note our program ensures that you meet the BACB requirements to sit for the exam. However, you are responsible for knowing your state's licensing laws for BCBAs and ensuring that you meet all requirements to provide services in your state. If you require any documentation from our program to meet your state's licensing requirement, contact the Program Coordinator, Rachel Scalzo at 813-974-6707.

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