Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavior Analysis is using the science of behavior to make meaningful impacts on people’s lives. The Baylor University ABA program emphasizes how to implement ABA-based interventions to teach people with disabilities new skills and reduce problem behavior.
Students will be prepared to work with a wide range of individuals with disabilities such as autism, Down Syndrome and intellectual disability.
The ABA program in the School of Education
- prepares students to use evidence-based interventions to help children with developmental disabilities, such as autism.
- combines traditional classroom learning with hands-on experiences with children at Baylor CARE and other community programs.
- offers students graduate assistantships with local ABA providers. Students get hands-on ABA experience in the community, while also receiving free tuition!
- offers students the opportunity to get involved in applied research at Baylor CARE.
- is offered within master's and doctoral degree plans.
- prepares graduates to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam.
Why Choose Baylor's ABA Program?
- Excellent funding opportunities that provide free tuition, monthly stipend, and professional experience. For more information, click here.
- Students receive supervised field experience working with children with developmental disabilities at Baylor CARE.
- Master’s programs are completed in 15 months.
Verified Course Sequence Pass Rates
- The Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) publishes pass-rate information for all institutions with verified course sequence (VCS). To review the VCS pass rates, click here. Pass-rate data are not published for sequences with fewer than six first-time candidates in a single year or for sequences within their first four years of operation.
Dr. Tonya Davis, ABA Program Director