You already know that behavior doesn’t have to be a barrier to success. Equip yourself with the degree that allows you to let the world know it, too. With the increasing demand for certified professionals who can deliver effective behavior solutions, there’s never been a better time to pursue your Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis.
Our experiential program encourages you to apply what you’re learning right here, right now. The knowledge you gain through your studies and internship experiences will support the work you’re already doing, all while gaining the supervision hours required to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board national exam. Current information about first-time pass rates for certification exams is available under the VCS Pass Rates webpage.
Our behavior analysis approach intersects scientific methodology with an emphasis on personal investment. After graduation, you’ll know how to go beyond the data to build an emotional rapport with clients, clients’ families and the school systems in which you work to implement a holistic strategy to behavior modification.
The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis is a Gainful Employment program regulated by the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education requires additional information be provided to you about this certificate program. For more information view the Gainful Employment Disclosure.
- Online application
- $50 application fee
- Personal statement
- Explain your goals and your purpose for pursuing a graduate education degree at Lipscomb University in a concise, clear essay (1-2 pages).
- Official transcripts
- Official GRE or MAT exam score
- Two letters of recommendation
Tuition & Aid
- $953 per credit hour
- 26% in-service scholarship for educators (MS)
As you give back to the community, Lipscomb University wants to give back to you. The College of Education offers significant scholarships to current educators and administrators. Those pursuing career as a teacher, you're not left out either! Check out the following information to see if you qualify for scholarships.
All completed applications should be mailed to:
College of Education
One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37204