Careers and Outcomes

Help those with behavior issues

Improve behavior with science. Help people live better. Remove social barriers.

With a master’s degree in behavior analysis and therapy, you’re set up to make a lasting impact for others.

What does a behavior analyst do?

As a behavior analyst, you use science and research to help people change. You help them identify, understand and improve their behavior.

The rise of autism and other learning disabilities creates a demand for your services.

You can provide therapy and treatment for people with autism and other social behavioral issues. Teach vital communication, social and motor skills.

Where can you work with a master’s degree in behavior analysis and therapy?

The typical career is in autism treatment in a private or public setting.

You can go beyond traditional applied practice as well.

Some graduates work in organizational settings – places like mental health facilities, schools, business and prisons in the following roles:

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

Our program helps you become a board-certified, master’s-level behavior analyst.

Join a tradition of success: Our graduates average a 95%-100% employment rate within one month of graduation.

Employment outlook: Rising

When you graduate, you’ll be entering a strong job market.

Jobs in the psychology field, which includes behavior analysis, are expected to grow nearly 20% over the next four years.

How much do behavior analysists make?



Average salary nationwide for behavior analysts.


Average salary in Missouri for behavior analysts.
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