Admission to our Master's program is very competitive. Hence, the application deadline is February 15th. All application materials, including recommendation letters, should be submitted by February 15th.
To be considered for admission into the Applied Behavior Analysis Program students must meet the following requirements:
- Completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited undergraduate Psychology program or Education program with an emphasis in special education.
- Maintained a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in undergraduate and graduate work and a 3.25 in major field.
- Applicants with a Psychology major must have maintained a 3.25 in all psychology coursework and completed at least 20 semester hours or 30 quarter hours of psychology, including coursework in statistics and research methods.
- Applicants with an Education major with an emphasis in Special Education must have maintained a 3.25 PGA in the professional education courses and the certificate subject area of Special Education.
- The following Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are recommended as minimum scores for consideration of applicants: A Verbal Reasoning score of 151 or higher; a Quantitative Reasoning score of 142 or higher; and an Analytical Writing score of 3.5.
- All applications to the graduate program will be required to complete a Family Care Safety Registry background check. If you are a Missouri resident and have not completed the Family Care and Safety Registry (FCSR) form, please do so by following this link: http://education.missouristate.edu/services/efe/fcsr.htm.