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College of Human Development, Culture, and Media
B.S.E./M.A. with Applied Behavior Analysis
Dual Degree

B.S.E./M.A. with Applied Behavior Analysis

The B.S.E. in Elementary and Special Education and M.A. in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) prepares students to work with individuals with developmental disabilities, behavioral disorders, and other disabilities in various settings including public and private special education settings, clinics, hospitals, and residential treatment facilities.

The Program
This five-year program is fully aligned with the standards of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and prepares candidates for eligibility to sit for the board exam to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®).

Facts About Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs):

  • 118% Job Demand Increase for BCBAs Since 2012
  • 1/3 NJ is 1 of 3 States with the Highest Job Need
  • 60-100K Salary Range of a BCBA
Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Master's Program

At the intersection of education and psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis is the study of learning. Seton Hall's ABA MA program combines academic classes, scientific research and field experience.

Faculty Listing

The faculty in the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media are expert researchers and practitioners in teacher and leader preparation as well as professional psychology and family therapy. Many are actively engaged with schools and community agencies, modeling best practices to their students in the university classroom and in the field. Collaboration within departments and across is encouraged with the recognition that supporting and improving the lives of children, families and communities is a complex process.

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Frank Cicero
Associate Professor and Program Director of Behavior Analysis
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Lauren McFadden
Associate Professor of Elementary and Special Education
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Debra Zinicola
Chair, Associate Professor
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Nicole Hansen
Assistant Professor
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