Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology to Launch in Fall 2016
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Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology will offer a master
of science degree in behavioral psychology beginning in the Fall 2016 semester at
the West Los Angeles campus.
This two-year program is designed to prepare students for careers in Applied Behavioral Analysis. Students will obtain the academic preparation required to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. They will gain a deep understanding of human development throughout the lifespan, knowledge of psychopathology and the process of diagnosis, treatment planning, and intervention to assess and treat children and adults with autism spectrum disorders.
Along with a supportive learning environment and faculty who have exemplary academic achievements and professional expertise, benefits of this program include a traditional classroom format, which primarily meets in the evenings, combined with several online classes in order to best serve those actively working in the field. The small class sizes also provide for faculty mentorship, close peer interaction, and optimal intellectual and professional growth.