Are you interested in how environment affects behavior?

UNT’s innovative Behavior Analysis master’s degree gives you a broad and deep education in Behavior Analysis, including: knowledge of principles, theory and research methods of applied behavior analysis and the experimental analysis of behavior; principles and procedures for systematic application of behavioral technology in natural environments; and, practical experience in diverse areas such as neuro-operant interventions, functional analysis, early autism intervention, animal welfare, college teaching and social justice.

Our graduate program was the first in the United States to earn accreditation from the Association for Behavior Analysis International and our courses have been approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board


Scholarships & more

The Department of Behavior Analysis in UNT’s College of Health and Public Service offers scholarships to students each year, including:

  • Donald L. Whaley Memorial Scholarship
  • Douglas P. Field Scholarship for Graduate Student Research
  • Grace of a Miracle Scholarship

Your Academic Advisor

Graduate students are advised by department faculty. Karen Toussaint can help connect you with potential faculty advisors based on your unique interests.

Karen Toussaint, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Assistant Professor
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Behavior Analysis

Behavior Analysis is a natural science that studies the effects of the environment on the behavior of individuals. Its principles are universal. They can be applied with any population, including children with autism, people with developmental disabilities, parents and children, pet owners, college students, healthcare providers, athletes, employees, and CEOs.
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