Tampa, FL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
85%
15%
student ratio
303
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 5
fall application deadline
52%
acceptance rate
10 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Behavioral And Community Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Applied Behavior Analysis Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS) [Applied Behavior Analysis]
    • Rehabilitation And Mental Health Counseling Master of Arts (MA) [addictions and substance abuse counseling]
      Master of Arts (MA) [marriage and family therapy]
    • Child And Adolescent Behavioral Health Master of Science (MS) [developmental disabilities]
      Master of Science (MS) [leadership in child and adolescent health]
      Master of Science (MS) [translational research and evaluation]
      Master of Science (MS) [youth and behavioral health]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 45
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and Behavior Analyst Board Certification Exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 287
    • Accepted 151
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 89
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 5th December 5th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of coursework; letters of recommendation; one-page narrative describing experience, and interest, and career goals in applied behavior analysis; resume or curriculum vitae (varies by program)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree in behavioral analysis or closely-related field; minimum GPA of 3.5 in graduate course work; three letters of recommendation; campus visit with faculty interview; personal statement; curriculum vitae; evidence of research experiences and expertise
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based; 79 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students303
    • Female Percentage85%
    • Male Percentage15%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students303
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino20%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchApplied behavior analysis, autism, behavior management, behavioral intervention, children, developmental disabilities, experimental analysis of behavior, functional assessment, positive behavior support
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$17,557,521

Location & Contact

Department of Child and Family Studies

College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
University of South Florida

4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
United States

Dr. Raymond Miltenberger

Professor/Director of Master's Program

Phone: 813-974-5079
Fax: 813-974-6115
Email: miltenbe@usf.edu


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