Why Spalding University?

There are several good reasons why Spalding University’s M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis Program may be the right fit for you. Specifically, our Program:

  1. Is a non-thesis program designed to be completed in 4 consecutive semesters.
  2. Prepares you for a career in a marketable field with competitive salaries.
  3. Offers comprehensive face-to-face training extending across the philosophical, experimental, and applied domains that inform a science of behavior.
  4. Follows a cohort model with groups of 20 or fewer students moving through all courses together.
  5. Includes a Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)® Approved Course Sequence (ACS).
  6. Is approved by the BACB to offer practical training every semester in the Intensive Practicum experience category.
  7. Provides students with the opportunities to meet all of the degree, coursework and experiential requirements needed to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)® examination upon graduating.
  8. Offers students the opportunity to meet all of the requirements necessary to become a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Kentucky after passing the BCBA exam.
  9. Works with numerous community partners to offer students varied practical training across settings, populations, and treatment models most relevant to behavior analytic practitioners.
  10. Is located in downtown Louisville, KY, a great place to live with numerous attractions and things to do.