Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
Collecting DataApplied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) involves the systematic application of learning principles and techniques to assess and improve individuals’ covert and overt behaviours in order to help them function more fully in society. Training in the experimental analysis of behaviour (basic research on behaviour) is also provided. The Department of Psychology offers research and applied training at both the MA and PhD levels in ABA. Students have the opportunity to receive supervised training in the practice of ABA with varied clientele, and especially with persons with developmental disabilities, including autism. The program offers a verified course sequence that has been approved by the Association for Behavior Analysis International. The Board Certified Behavior Analysts Pass-Rates are available here: Note that pass-rate data are not published for sequences with fewer than six first-time candidates in a single year or for sequences within their first four years of operation. More details of the course sequence can be found in our Graduate Brochure.