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Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

ABAI Accredited Programs: McNeese State University 



McNeese State University's Master of Arts in Psychology Program with a Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis has been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification BoardThe program prepares master’s-level graduates to practice in community settings as applied behavior analysts. It provides the academic training and supervised experience necessary for graduates to apply for national board certification in behavior analysis. Training emphasizes the development of both assessment and intervention skills. Students are required to complete 24 hours of core credits and 27 credit hours of ABA concentration classes for a total of 51 credit hours. This is a non-thesis program that includes a practicum and internship. All practicum and internship placements are in the McNeese Autism Program and/or the Clinical Applied Behavior Analysis Academy. The Psychology Department also has human and animal operant lab facilities in which students can gain experience in single-subject procedures.


This program includes a BACB pre-approved course sequence.


Program contact: Dr. Cameron Melville


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