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The University of Kansas

Department of Applied Behavioral Science

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Applied Behavioral Science is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Public Health (PhD/MPH)
Master of Arts (MA) Applied behavioral science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral psychology
(Graduate Certificate) Community health and development

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

79
Applied
34
Accepted
30
Enrolled
43%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae; 3 letters of recommendation; personal statement; all academic transcripts; copies of pertinent written work, published or not, as well as presented papers
Doctoral Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae; 3 letters of recommendation; personal statement; copies of pertinent written work, published or not, as well as presented papers

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.92%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 3.28%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Organizational behavioral management, community health and development, early childhood education and intervention, developmental disabilities, behavioral economics of choice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4001 Dole Human Development Center
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Dr. Florence DiGennaro Reed
Chairperson
Email: fdreed@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-0521