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St. Cloud State earns recognition for Applied Behavior Analysis program

St. Cloud State recognized as Best Online Master’s in Behavioral Psychology

St. Cloud State University has been recognized for having one of the 25 Best Online Master’s in Behavioral Psychology programs in the country by Accredited Online Colleges.

aoc-online-masters-behavioral-psychology.pngSt. Cloud State is ranked eighth in the country for its Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program, which offers students the advanced academic and professional training in behavior analysis with specialization in autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, community integration strategies, program evaluation and organizational development and staff training and development. The program also allows students to gain professional skills training while being involved in cutting-edge research studies.

Accredited Online College, which works to help identify well-respected and accredited online programs and institutions, uses the most recent data from the Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics to compile its rankings. It then compares all other universities offering that degree to determine the final score seen in each ranking. Accredited Online College considers affordability, student-to-faculty ratio and the number of programs offered on-campus and online, according to its methodology.

St. Cloud State’s Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program is available both on-campus and online. The program features involved faculty who have partnerships with more than 120 agencies nationally and internationally and graduate assistantships offered on campus in fall and spring semesters. It also has students coming from over 18 countries, 50 states and Canadian provinces, and students presenting at state, regional and international conferences through involvement in research with faculty.