Program Overview:

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education and Child Development is a professional graduate degree that serves experienced educational professionals who have obtained an undergraduate degree and who wish to become collaborative instructional leaders who are knowledgeable, effective, reflective, and responsive to equity and diversity.

Who would benefit from this program?

  • The concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis is designed for individuals who are interested in seeking a master’s degree and in fulfilling the coursework requirements for becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). The coursework in the Applied Behavior Analysis concentration includes a Verified Course Sequence (VCS) that meets the coursework requirements (5th Edition) set forth by The Behavior Analyst Certification Board to sit for the BCBA examination.

What can I expect to learn in this program?

  • Candidates enrolled in the Applied Behavior Analysis concentration will gain knowledge, skills, and dispositions in the content areas required for becoming a BCBA based on BCBA/BCaBA Task List (5th Edition). Candidates also will develop practical research skills through coursework and completion of their own research projects.