ABAI Accredited Programs
Montana State University Billings
Program: Master of Science in Special Education, Advanced Studies, Applied Behavior Analysis (2019–2023)
Accreditation Status: Accredited through December 31, 2023
Summary of Accreditation Board's Decision: The ABAI Accreditation Board voted in 2019 to accredit the Master's of Science in Special Education, Advanced Studies, Applied Behavior Analysis program for five years. This decision is based on the Board's professional judgement that the program has demonstrated it adheres to the standards with no serious deficiencies.
Accreditation Board Notification Letter: Board's Decision Notification - Master's Program
Aggregate Report: Not available - new program
Program Mission: Montana State University Billings provides a university experience characterized by excellent teaching, support for individual learning, engagement in civic responsibility, and intellectual, cultural, social and economic community enhancement. The mission of the SPED/ABA program at Montana State University Billings is congruent with the College of Education, which is dedicated to: preparing incomparable, caring and committed professionals for schools and communities in Montana and beyond; conducting socially significant applied research to improve the human condition; providing community service to improve the quality of life in Montana; and providing graduate and continuing education for career-long professional development.
This program includes an ABAI Verified Course Sequence for BACB examination applications.
Program Contact: Dr. Cheryl Young-Pelton