ABAI Accredited Programs
California State University, Los Angeles
Program: MS program in Counseling, Option in Applied Behavior Analysis from the Division of Special Education and Counseling in the Charter College of Education (1994–2005; 2007–2012; 2014–2022)
Accreditation status: Accredited through December 31, 2022
Summary of Accreditation Board's Decision: The ABAI Accreditation Board voted in 2020 to renew accreditation of the MS in Counseling in Applied Behavior Analysis program for three years. This decision is based on the Board's professional judgement that the program has demonstrated it adheres to the standards with need to increase faculty resources over time.
Accreditation Board Notification Letter: Board's Decision Notification - Master's Program
Aggregate Report: 2015 - 2018
Program Mission: The aim of the program is to provide comprehensive training in behavior analysis with an emphasis on application. Students are expected to develop both theoretical understanding and mastery of the application of the science of behavior. This program is designed for those who plan to work as behavior analysts, case managers, or behavioral consultants in the application of behavior analysis to the education and treatment of individuals in various settings, or for those who wish to pursue doctoral degrees in behavior analysis.
This program includes an ABAI Verified Course Sequence for BACB examination applications.
Program Contact: Dr. Michele Wallace