Bridge Theory and Practice With an Online Behavior Analysis Master’s

Master of Education in Behavior Analysis

  • Format: Online
  • Number of credits: 30
  • Average duration: 2 years

  • Application deadline: July 15, 2024
  • Start date: August 26, 2024

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Graduates of Lehigh’s Master of Education in Behavior Analysis are equipped to become influential analysts who drive positive change. Behavior analysts, using assessments and evidence-based interventions, improve the lives of people with behavioral issues and contribute to the overall well-being of a diverse range of communities. The program combines academic rigor, practical application and a supportive community, preparing students for an impactful career in a growing field.

Who Can Benefit?

Our program is designed to help prepare students to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination and to enhance analytical skills and experience. The program is designed for professionals who currently have or are working toward the experience requirements needed to sit for the BCBA exam.

Are you a master’s degree holder seeking additional education credits to be eligible to sit for the BCBA exam? Our Graduate Certificate in Behavior Analysis might be a good fit for you!

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What Can You Do With a Behavior Analysis Degree?

Our program combines academic rigor, practical application and a broad curriculum, preparing students for successful and impactful careers in a variety of growing fields. Behavior analysis professionals might work with children with autism, individuals with developmental disabilities or anyone in need of behavioral support in settings like schools, clinics and hospitals. Some of the many roles that students pursue after obtaining their master’s degree include:

  • Clinical director or supervisor
  • Educational consultant
  • Researcher
  • Organizational behavior management (OBM) specialist
  • Applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapist
  • Developmental specialist
  • Forensic behavior analyst
  • Human services manager
  • Private practice
  • Health and wellness coach


Advertised wages for Board Certified Behavior Analyst roles increased 20% between March and September 2023.

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Begin To Prepare for the BCBA exam

Develop the knowledge required for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst examination. This program complies with the requirements set by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to ensure that students gain the information they need without unnecessary noise.

Learn Flexibly From Experts

Online students join a program that prioritizes flexibility through asynchronous coursework, meaning that you can complete the program without sacrificing your professional and personal commitments. You will also benefit from personal attention from experienced instructors who truly care about your success.

Ready to learn more? Download our program brochure, and explore our curriculum, admissions and FAQ pages.

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