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Master's Degree in Criminal Justice: Behavior Analysis Specialization

The online Master's degree in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Behavior Analysis serves those who provide a variety of behavior management services, including individuals trained as behavior specialists, mobile therapists, educational consultants, speech-language pathologists, school counselors, social workers, criminal justice professionals, and human service professionals.

Application of Behavior Analysis

Behavior analysis has become recognized as the treatment of choice for behavior problems associated with chemical dependency, addiction, mental health, co-occurring disorders, autism-spectrum disorders, brain injury, co-morbidity, and other disorders. Many people also recognize that applied behavior analysis is capable of producing remarkable results in classroom learning. It has also been applied to programs related to diet, exercise, juvenile delinquency, pre-school behavior, education, organizational structures, and more.

Click here to read, “The Benefits of a Well Rounded Behavior Analysis Program Residing Within Criminal Justice Studies”. Learn how to choose a program that fortifies your marketability within this dynamic field – even for those not in the Criminal Justice industry.

MS in Criminal Justice with a Behavior Analysis Specialization

The Behavior Analysis Specialization of the Saint Joseph's University online Master's degree in Criminal Justice gives a foundation of knowledge in:

  • Basic Principles of Behavior Analysis in Criminal Justice
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Behavior Analysis and Consultation
  • Behavioral Development
  • Clinical Behavior Analysis
  • Ethics in Behavior Analysis

Students will develop the skills to transfer basic principles of behavior analysis into effective and comprehensive functional behavioral assessments, behavioral interventions, and program evaluation. This progressive and important degree program focuses on developing new and innovative investigative approaches and techniques to the solution of crime by studying the offender and his/her behavior and motivation.

Becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) has approved this six (6) course sequence as meeting the coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Examination. Learn more about the online Behavior Analysis Curriculum and BCBA requirements

Additional Options for Behavior Analysis at SJU Online

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Financial Aid

You may be eligible to receive Federal Financial Assistance in the form of student loans or grants. Saint Joseph's University Online uses the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to determine award amounts.

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