ABAI Accredited Programs
Jacksonville State University
Program: MS Program in Psychology (2013–2023)
Accreditation Status: Accredited through December 31, 2023
Summary of Accreditation Board's Decision: The ABAI Accreditation Board voted in 2019 to renew full accreditation of the Master's in Psychology program for five years. This decision is based on the Board's professional judgement that the program demonstrated it adheres to the standards with no serious deficiencies.
Accreditation Board Notification Letter: Board's Decision Notification - Master's Program
Aggregate Report: 2015 - 2018
Program Mission:The master's program in psychology at Jacksonville State University prepares students to be professional behavior analysts through instruction, training, and research in the analysis of behavior. Students complete courses in the experimental analysis of behavior and applied behavior analysis. Courses in the experimental analysis of behavior teach students about basic functional relations between environmental events and behavior, whereas courses in applied behavior analysis train students in the application of those basic behavioral principles to human populations.
This program includes an ABAI Verified Course Sequence for BACB examination applications.
Program Contact: Dr. Paige McKerchar