Online MSABA Program

Online Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis Curriculum

The ABA master’s online curriculum at Regis College has been designed for health science professionals with a focus on applied coursework, practical experience, and post-graduation certification. Upon completion of all degree requirements, you may qualify to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification exam.* The online ABA program at Regis also offers a non-degree certificate option for individuals interested in expanding their capabilities.

Option 1
Non-degree (Certificate), Certification-Seeking Applicants

  • For professionals who have already earned their master’s in ABA, psych, or education.* This certificate requires completion of six courses and an optional practicum.
  • Practicum Option 1: 1,500 hours of field work on your own
  • Practicum Option 2: 750 hours of work with Regis faculty

Option 2
Non-degree (Certificate), Non-Certification-Seeking Applicants

  • Designed for family members or caretakers of someone with behavioral issues. This certificate requires the completion of six courses and does not lead to licensure.

Coursework covers a variety of key behavioral science issues, and the included clinical experience allows students to apply classroom learning in a professional setting where they can develop skill sets, learn from professionals working in the field, and build their professional network.

Tuition fees and Admissions Requirements

Courses include:

**These are the only courses required for non-degree certificate. Practicum only required for certificate option number one.

ABA 640Concepts and Principles I: Intro to ABA**
ABA 642Concepts and Principles II: Experimental ABA**
ABA 644Treatment Evaluation**
ABA 652Behavior Assessment**
ABA 654Behavior Intervention**
ABA 656Ethical Practice in ABA**
ABA 658Verbal Behavior
ABA 660Radical Behaviorism
ABA 662ABA Training and Supervision
ABA 646Practicum I **
ABA 648Practicum II **
ABA 650Practicum III **
ABA 664Capstone I
ABA 668Capstone II
ABA 670Capstone II

*Students completing degree requirements after January 1, 2022 may need to complete additional requirements as outlined by the BACB’s 5th edition task list. 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 .


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.).

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This coursework sequence has been verified to meet the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®. Applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify.