The demand for special education professionals certified in Applied Behavior Analysis is growing. Children with special needs require specific and optimized learning environments created by qualified professionals to aid in their growth and skill development. University of Colorado Denver’s strengths-based/assets-based approach to teaching special education prepares you to understand the strengths of every child in every family.
Enhance your ability to work with individuals with special learning and behavior needs by earning a master’s degree in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from CU Denver.
This program prepares professionals to follow best practices for ABA in a variety of settings. If you already have a bachelor’s degree, earning this degree will help you to advance or diversify in your field. You will build your competencies in psychology and advance your skills in working with individuals with special needs.
|SPED 5450||Introduction to ABA and Terminology||3|
|SPED 5460||ABA Practical Applications||3|
|SPED 5470||ABA Data||3|
|SPED 5480||ABA Advanced Data and Behavioral Plans and Applications||3|
|SPED 5440||Ethics and Implementation ABA||3|
|SPED 5490||Autism In Early Intervention||3|
|SPED 5495||Advanced Topics in Applied Behavior Analysis||3|
|Focus Area/Electives 1|
|SPED 5300||Family, Professional, and Community Collaboration||3|
|SPSY 7980||Clinical Supervision & Admin of Psych Services||3|
|SPED 5918||ABA Practicum (must be taken 3+ semesters)||3|
Focus Area/Elective Guidelines: Focus area courses have been grouped to meet the professional goals of ABA candidates. This set of 3 courses may be on-campus, off-campus, online, or hybrid depending on the course. Tuition for each course varies depending on the type of course it is. On campus courses are more expensive than hybrid or online.