303
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Child and Family Studies is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied behavior analysis
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied behavior analysis
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral and community sciences
Master of Arts (MA) Applied behavior analysis
Master of Arts (MA) Rehabilitation and mental health counseling Marriage and family therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Rehabilitation and mental health counseling Addictions and substance abuse counseling
Master of Science (MS) Child and adolescent behavioral health Youth and behavioral health
Master of Science (MS) Child and adolescent behavioral health Leadership in child and adolescent health
Master of Science (MS) Child and adolescent behavioral health Developmental disabilities
Master of Science (MS) Child and adolescent behavioral health Translational research and evaluation

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 45
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Behavior Analyst Board Certification Exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

287
Applied
151
Accepted
89
Enrolled
53%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 5th December 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of coursework; letters of recommendation; one-page narrative describing experience, interest, and career goals in applied behavior analysis; resume or curriculum vitae (varies by program)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

303
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.13%
Black or African American 13.2%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.96%
Unknown 2.64%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (2)
Male (7)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied 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

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

Phone: 813-974-2011