New Graduate Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis
LONGMEADOW, MA—Bay Path College is pleased to announce a 36-credit graduate program inApplied Behavior Analysis, leading to a Master of Science in Education/Special Education or Specialist in Education (EdS) depending on previous credentials, and the option to initiate the application for certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst®. The five-semester, weekend program will be offered on-site at the Longmeadow (MA) and Burlington (MA) campuses. Applications are being accepted for classes beginning fall of 2011.
The master’s program in applied behavior analysis (ABA) is designed to meet the growing needs for teachers and practitioners trained to use the concepts and principles of behavior analysis in a variety of environments. Behavior analysis is the scientific study and application of behavior methodologies resulting in the improvement of behavior and enhanced quality of life.
The program is coordinated by Dr. Susan A. Ainsleigh, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst® and a Massachusetts licensed teacher in special education. She has most recently served as the Coordinator of SPED/ Autism Major (Dar Al Hekma College) and Consulting Behavior Analyst/ Director of Applied Behavior Analysis Division - Jeddah Institute for Speech and Hearing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In these positions, Dr. Ainsleigh focused on the global dissemination of the science of applied behavior analysis and the preparation of practicing behavioral analysts worldwide.
For more information about the graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis, contact Dr. Liz Fleming, Dean of the School of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 781.272.6588.