The Online MS in Behavior Analysis

How to Apply

BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons, the online Master of Science in Behavior Analysis program from Simmons University, prepares students to make a difference in clients’ lives as behavior analysts in as few as 23 months.

Our program prepares students for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) exam through live online classes, interactive coursework, and mentorship and supervision experiences in the field.


To enroll in BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons, applicants must have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

The following materials must be submitted to apply for the program:

  • current résumé
  • application essay
  • official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions
  • two letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores, if applicable
  • nonrefundable application fee of $75

GRE scores are not required for admission.

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Application Fee Waivers

Those who apply by the early priority application deadline will receive an application fee waiver. 

Because Simmons values public service, application fee waivers are available for military personnel, veterans, and their spouses as well as applicants affiliated with nonprofit organizations such as City Year, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and Teach for America. Please contact an admissions counselor to request instructions for obtaining the fee waiver.

Upcoming Deadline

The final deadline for the September 2024 cohort is July 12, 2024.

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