Careers and Outcomes

Master’s-level behavior analysts work in institutional settings such as community mental health facilities, schools, business, education, and prisons in the following roles:

  • Consultants
  • Therapists
  • Program developers
  • Program managers
  • Program evaluators

Graduates work in industry as system-level consultants, addressing the behavioral side of business (for example, establishing worker motivation programs). They are also administrators or consultants for government programs in health and human services.

Certified masters-level behavior analysts are very much in demand in the treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and autism, with particular emphasis on program design, staff training and evaluation.

Nationwide, starting salaries for Master’s-level behavior analysts range from $55,000 and up, per year.


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