Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Advisory Committee
Dr. Nicole Rodriguez (Program Director) and Graduate Faculty members associated with Applied Behavior Analysis

The PhD program in Applied Behavior Analysis is aimed at providing students with independent study, investigation, and research skills in applied behavior analysis that will prepare students for prominent leadership positions in academic, clinical, and research arenas. Main areas of research focus include but are not limited to early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders; behavioral pediatrics; pediatric pain management; academic behavioral interventions; as well as the assessment and treatment of (a) severe problem behavior, (b) pediatric feeding disorders, (c) childhood sleep disorders, and (d) elimination disorders.

PhD Curriculum