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.

Frequently Asked Questions


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  1. What is the ABAI Accreditation Board?
  2. How do I know if graduate school is right for me?
  3. Which graduate program is best for me?
  4. What are the differences between master’s and doctoral degrees in behavior analysis?
  5. What are the admissions requirements for behavior analysis graduate programs?
  6. What does a typical graduate application include?
  7. How much does graduate school cost? Does financial aid cover graduate school? What about loans?
  8. How do I survive graduate school? What are some tips that can make it more manageable?


For more questions about training in behavior analysis, or ABAI Accreditation in general, please contact the ABAI Accreditation Board at:

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