The Simmons University M.S. in Behavior Analysis | OnlineThe Simmons University M.S. in Behavior Analysis | OnlineThe Simmons University M.S. in Behavior Analysis | Online

For more than 20 years, Simmons has been a leader in the field of behavior analysis — preparing students to earn their certification as a behavior analyst and make a measurable difference in the lives of others.For more than 20 years, Simmons has been a leader in the field of behavior analysis — preparing students to earn their certification as a behavior analyst and make a measurable difference in the lives of others.For more than 20 years, Simmons has been a leader in the field of behavior analysis — preparing students to earn their certification as a behavior analyst and make a measurable difference in the lives of others.

  • Become BCBA® Exam Ready – Complete all of the coursework and 2,000 hours of mentoring and supervised fieldwork required to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) exam.
  • Completion Time – The online M.S. in Behavior Analysis program can be completed in as few as 23 months.
  • Benefit From Mentorship – A Simmons-appointed BCBA mentor will provide personalized guidance to supplement the skills built during fieldwork with insights from experienced practitioners.

Meet the Demand for Skilled BCBAs®

2,000

Supervised fieldwork hours prepare students for the BCBA exam in under two years

5,852%

 Increase in demand for board certified behavior analysts from 2010 to 20211

Become a Leader in Behavior Analysis

BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons students explore the science behind behavior analytic principles and learn how to apply them to a wide array of real-world applications. Our renowned faculty go beyond teaching strategies for behavior change — they guide students through the powerful science of behavior, empowering them to become data-based designers and evaluators of behavior change programs.

  • Explore behavior analytic principles in live, online courses.
  • Grow as a practitioner during supervised fieldwork hours.
  • Receive high-quality, individualized feedback from dedicated mentors.

Our practice-based curriculum and course sequence are verified by the Association of Behavior Analysis International®, meet all the requirements for the BCBA® examination, and prepare students to lead the implementation, evaluation, and administration of applied behavior analytic principles and methods.

Program graduates are prepared to drive change in a variety of settings, in both traditional and emerging fields. Graduates have gone on to become leaders in schools and clinics, establish their own practices, and pursue doctoral degrees.

Read the Department of Behavior Analysis mission statement.

Prepare to make a lasting impact as a BCBA with Simmons.

1Burning Glass Technologies (now Lightcast) (2022), “US Employment Demand for Behavior Analysts: 2010-2021”.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference