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Online Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis

Regis College is pleased to offer our Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) degree online with coursework in behavior assessment, treatment evaluation, ethical practices, and more. Commonly associated with the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, applied behavior analysis has diverse applications including, but not limited to, organizational behavior management, early childhood education, and sports performance.

Our online MS in Applied Behavior Analysis has been designed for students from a wide variety of health science backgrounds. It combines research and hands-on experience for students starting out or seeking advancement in the field. And with the rise in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders, demand for BCBA/BCBA-D certified professionals has increased by approximately 800% from 2010 to 2017, with increases seen in nearly every state.*

The online ABA program at Regis also offers certificate options for current practitioners or non-degree seeking individuals interested in expanding their capabilities.

“The online ABA program is a natural extension of Regis’ strong on-the-ground program. Students in the online program will receive the same proven curriculum that will provide them with the knowledge to become effective behavior analysts.” — Laura M. Burke, ScD, MPH, Dean, School of Health Sciences



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1Students completing degree requirements after January 1, 2022, may need to complete additional requirements. As each state has its own regulations and licensure requirements that are always evolving, it is critical to contact your state’s licensing board for current information.

2Applicants with any master’s degree that falls outside a master’s in ABA, psychology, or education, (even minor deviations like MS in Counseling Psychology or MA in Educational Leadership) must provide written confirmation from the BACB that their degree will be considered acceptable. Applicants will need to complete a field of study evaluation by the BACB prior to applying to or matriculating in the certificate program.

3Practicum I, Practicum II, Practicum III.


Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the following courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst® examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.

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About Regis

As a leader in education, Regis is dedicated to offering programs with a holistic view of health services that are designed for the future of the field. Through cutting-edge coursework, industry-active faculty members, and an array of majors and graduate programs, Regis has been able to positively impact the educational community, health services landscape, and personal lives of students nationwide.

When you choose Regis, you join a closely knit community with big university benefits. As a Regis student, you can build a solid foundation, lasting professional connections, and the specialized expertise to expand your skills and perspectives. Prepare to enter the workplace confidently with an education of the highest standard.

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Wherever you are in your career and wherever you want to be, look to Regis for a direct path, no matter your education level. Fill out the form to learn more about our program options or get started on your application today.