Master of Science in Behavior Analysis BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons
BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons is the highly respected Master of Science in Behavior Analysis program delivered online from Simmons College. The program prepares students for leadership roles in the rapidly growing field of applied behavior analysis.
Our innovative curriculum, which is approved by the BACB®, is built on integrating theory, research, and practice across a variety of applications in order to effectively prepare students to enter the field as exemplary scientist-practitioners. In addition, students complete rigorous group and one-on-one mentoring components, during which they receive individualized feedback on mastering key concepts and applications. This preparation expands students’ career potential and produces strong results on the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) examination.
Graduates of Simmons’ On-Campus Programs Boast an 81% Average BCBA® Exam Pass Rate Compared to the National Average of 66%1
Our online program, BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons, is equal in rigor to the on-campus program and is delivered online through a blend of live, online courses and self-paced coursework. Mentoring and experience hours, which are required to sit for the BCBA® examination, are incorporated into our program, ensuring a high-quality experience and individualized feedback.
Demand for certified behavior analysts continues to increase, and the field offers ample opportunities for growth as well as a broad range of career options. While many students in our applied behavior analysis master’s program are drawn from the education and special education fields, potential applications for this degree are quite varied. Graduates are prepared to enter satisfying careers in diverse fields such as behavioral medicine, organizational behavior management, instructional design, and animal training.
“Just the name 'Simmons' in the field of behavior analysis will take you far.” —Samantha Cotter ’16SW, Behavior Analysis