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Applied Behavior Analysis - Ph.D.

The doctoral program with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis  prepares professionals to develop and deliver behavioral interventions and support for individuals in educational and habilitative settings. There are two strands in ABA:

Young Children and Families (YCF) prepares professionals to provide support and interventions to young, at-risk children and families with an emphasis on building relationships with and advocating for those groups.

School-Aged Children and Adult Populations (ABAS) prepares professionals who will implement and provide empirical support for behavioral interventions for a range of populations and pursue board certification as a behavior analyst.
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Top Careers

  • ABA Training Coordinator
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Clinical Director/Supervisor
  • Crime, Delinquency, and Forensic Behavior Analysis
  • Interventionist
  • Organizational Behavior Management
  • Positive Behavior Support Consultant 
  • Researcher
  • University Faculty Member

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Degree Details

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Major: Exceptional Learning
Concentration: Applied Behavior Analysis

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College of Graduate Studies
Derryberry Hall 306
(931) 372-3233
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