The three-year program features:

  • clinical and research training by leading experts in behavior analysis, including former and current editors and associate editors of JABA
  • principles and concepts introduced in the classroom that are immediately applied in clinical and research practica
  • a stipend of $21,500 per year, free healthcare benefits, and a full-tuition waiver for up to 12 credits per semester
  • financial support for travel, meals, and accommodations for local and national behavior analysis conferences
  • supervised training in grant writing with the opportunity to prepare and submit a grant
  • opportunities to specialize in autism, behavioral pediatrics, community outreach, feeding disorders, or severe behavior disorders

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Students interested in applying to the PhD program should:
  1. Complete the online application, you will need an NUID and password. Once you sign in, under Term, Program & Plan/Academic Plan, please choose Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA). Under Academic Sub-Plan, choose Applied Behavioral Analysis.
  2. Request GRE scores be submitted to UNMC; and request official transcripts be sent to the UNMC Graduate Studies Office. Visit our Admissions page for more details
  3. E-mail Christy Williams your CV
For more information
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Christy Williams
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Phone: (402) 559-8863