Applied Behavior Analysis
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program teaches students how to work successfully with children who have autism, developmental delays, behavioral challenges, and other related conditions. Majors become familiar with contemporary research findings in the field and learn to develop, implement, and monitor behavioral programs to treat various behavior issues.
About This Program
The ABA program prepares students to work professionally with individuals who have special learning and behavior needs using the principles of applied behavior analysis. Students will learn to conduct behavioral assessments and to administer, supervise, and evaluate behavior analytic interventions.
As a CMU Applied Behavior Analysis major, you will have opportunities to:
- learn from faculty who actively work in the field of applied behavior analysis
- meet the educational requirements to sit for the national accrediting exam
- go on to work with clients of all ages in a variety of settings, including homes, schools, mental health facilities, and businesses
Admission to CMU is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.
After being accepted to CMU, students wishing to pursue an associate's degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant must meet the additional requirements for acceptance into the PTA program.
Office of Admissions
- 411 Central Methodist Square
- Fayette Missouri 65248
- (Toll-free) 877-CMU-1854