Admission into the University of Cincinnati’s online Master of Education in Foundations in Behavior Analysis program is selective and based on meeting the requirements outlined below. GRE not required for the master’s program. Transfer credits are not accepted for this program.
A bachelor degree from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency.
At least a B average (3.0/4.0 system) in undergraduate course work. If the applicant has a lower GPA, they must show promise to get a 3.0 that is judged satisfactory by the admitting program and the Graduate School.
Transcripts of all college or university grades. Note: For the application, you will just need to upload unofficial transcripts. When admitted, you will need to submit your official transcripts.
Current resume or curriculum vitae.
Two letters of reference from individuals who know you professionally or academically.
Applicants will need to provide a letter detailing their interest in the program and how it may match future professional goals. Applicants are encouraged to discuss any relevant experience with applied behavior analysis or related fields such as education and psychology.
Complete the University of Cincinnati online graduate application; $65 domestic/$70 international application fee.
*application fee currently waived for summer 23
For International students, an English proficiency test:
International applicants must also submit foreign transcripts for evaluation to an agency recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluating Services (NACES; www.naces.org).
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Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and work.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
You do not. Classes are asynchronous. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework.
To enhance your experience and learning, many of our instructors offer online office hours held at a predetermined date and time.
(There are a few exceptions to the asynchronous components, please view program FAQs for more information)
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