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Behavior Analysis is a natural science that studies the effects of the environment on the behavior of individuals. Its principles are universal. They can be applied with any population, including children with autism, people with developmental disabilities, parents and children, pet owners, college students, healthcare providers, athletes, employees and CEOs.
Our curriculum teaches you how behavior is affected by events in the social and physical environment, how to change behavior and how to improve lives. We combine theoretical and practical learning to provide an in-depth knowledge base and marketable skills.
You'll gain practical experience through required field work or by joining ongoing application and research projects. Some projects have involved working with:
People with degrees in Applied Behavior Analysis are competitive for positions in a variety of fields. These jobs generally involve working directly with client populations or helping more experienced behavior analysts with projects and research. You can be credentialed as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, which qualifies you to work in: