Prepare to Become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Earn a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from Pepperdine


No GRE Required

Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology offers an online Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program, preparing you to sit for the board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) exam and become a behavior analyst. The curriculum includes a course sequence verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

You will experience the same curriculum as students on campus, delivered through insightful online course work, face-to-face classes, and local clinical experiences.

  • Learn how to use techniques based on applied behavior analysis (ABA) with autistic clients or those with other developmental disabilities.

  • Help clients develop the adaptive skills they need for optimal functioning in a variety of settings.

  • Form personal relationships with Pepperdine faculty who have diverse clinical expertise as they mentor you throughout the program.

  • Complete supervised field experience in clinical settings.

  • Choose from four cohort start dates per year.