Psychology, Master of Arts Degree - Behavior Analysis Specialization
An understanding of human behavior
The Master of Arts degree in behavior analysis psychology builds upon foundational undergraduate knowledge — and helps prepare students for doctoral studies or careers in government and the public and private sectors. The psychology program provides master's degree education and research training in behavior analysis.
Each psychology program maintains its own admissions process.
Area of Specialization
Accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis, training in behavior analysis at the University of Nevada, Reno is conducted via a junior-colleague model and includes supervised experience and instruction leading to the master's and/or doctoral degrees. The behavior analysis program focuses on the philosophies of behaviorism, the theory and methodology of behavior analysis, basic and applied research in human behavior, basic research in animal behavior, application of behavioral principles to organizational administration and consultation, instructional design and technology, parent and teacher training, and clinical populations, participatory governance and fiscal management. Admission materials are due Jan. 1.
For more information, download the 2015 Behavior Analysis Masters Handbook.
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- Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
- Ph.D. in Psychology - Cognitive and Brain Sciences
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