Online MA in ABA

Cost / Financial Aid

The total cost of tuition for the Online MA in ABA is $24,600 for in-state and out-of-state, and international students. This cost equates to $600 per credit for 41 credits.

Choosing Between Online and On Campus

There are unique benefits to both studying online and studying on campus. Whether you want more flexibility or value in-person learning, it’s important to choose the right option for you. Explore the difference between our Online MA in ABA and Classroom-Based MS in ABA programs.

USF Master in Applied Behavior Analysis
  Online MA in ABA Classroom-Based MS in ABA*
  FL Resident and Non-Resident FL Resident Non-Resident
Cost per credit hour $600 x 41 credits $431.43 x 45 credits $877.17 x 45 credits
Total program cost $24,600 $19,414.35 $39,472.65
  Total program cost estimates do not include application fees, late fees, registration fees, educational resources (e.g., textbooks, etc.) or the one-time new graduate student fee.

Please note: With the exception of the Department of Children and Family (DCF) waivers, all other waivers (including State of Florida and USF employee) are not accepted for Self-Funded/Self-Supporting or Market Rate Tuition program courses.

For additional information, visit: USF Tuition Waiver

To learn more about the classroom-based program tuition fees per credit hour, please visit: USF Tuition and Fee Information

*Some fees may vary per campus location.

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Please visit the Official of Financial aid to review financial aid options including federal and private loans.


Many MA ABA students benefit from corporate tuition assistance policies granted by their employers. Future students are strongly encouraged to identify what programs are available through their employer.


The Post 9-11 GI Bill covers a large amount of the tuition and program fees for the MBA Program. The USF Veterans Service office serves veterans, active duty servicepersons and members of the Selected Reserve, as well as the dependents of veterans eligible for benefits. They offer Guidance regarding educational benefits eligibility and assistance with forms and forwarding of documentation to the VA. Find out more information on their website.


Information about current scholarship opportunities can be found on the scholarship page.