Pepperdine Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis | Online

Your organization is a BHCOE Accredited Partner, which means (effective upon the first day of your employment) you are eligible for a 10 percent tuition scholarship toward the ABA degree program.
  • 10% Discount on Tuition Due to BHCOE-Accredited Partnership1
  • Complete in Under 2 Years Graduate in as few as 15–21 months ready to help adults and children with disabilities in a range of professional settings.
  • No GRE RequiredYou’re not a number, but a person with experiences and interests. We evaluate applicants based on these qualities instead of test scores.

Rigorous Curriculum, Proven Results


The course sequence is verified by the Association for Behavior Analysis International.

Clinical Placement

Work with clients in or near your own community.

84% Pass Rate

Pepperdine’s BCBA® exam pass rate is 18% higher than the national pass rate.2

Prepare to Serve Your Community as a BCBA

Pepperdine University’s online Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program will help you develop a deep understanding of applied behavior analysis and the modern techniques used to recognize, assess, and improve socially significant behaviors. The program curriculum features concepts and principles of ABA, assessment procedures, and applications of ABA for behavior change.

  • Help clients develop adaptive skills.
  • Accrue supervised field experience hours.
  • Form personal relationships with esteemed Pepperdine faculty

You will experience the same curriculum as students on campus, delivered through insightful online course work, face-to-face classes, and clinical experiences in or near your own community.

Take the next step toward pursuing a career rooted in purpose, service, and leadership.

1Employees of BHCOE certified agencies, once verified, will qualify for a scholarship to cover 10% of their tuition. Pepperdine University will distribute the scholarship funds during each term of the program.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

2BCBA Examination Pass Rates for Verified Course Sequences,; BACB Annual Data Report, to footnote reference