Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavior Analysis is an approach to psychology that uses learning theory and behavioral research strategies to understand and influence important social behaviors. Basically, it's about helping people live more happily in their environment.
The mission of the Applied Behavior Analysis Master's of Science program is to support the graduate training of professional behavior analysts through the provision of comprehensive coursework, high quality supervision and experiential training, and the production and dissemination of behavior analytic research.
In short, the Master of Science in Psychological Science focuses both on the theoretical and hands-on aspects of psychology. In addition to the satisfaction of completing an advanced degree, many graduates of this program will pursue training at the doctoral level while others will be prepared to work in a wide variety of occupations in which an advanced understanding of psychological theory, research methodology, and/or research experience is of value.