Earn a minor in Applied Behavior Analysis at Holy Family University

Applied Behavior Analysis, Minor

The minor in Applied Behavior Analysis provides an opportunity for students to explore how behavior can be changed, particularly within the context of developmental and school settings.

What Can I Do with this Minor?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the scientific approach to understanding behavior. ABA refers to a set of principles that focus on how behaviors change or are affected by the environment, as well as how learning takes place. The term behavior refers to skills and actions needed to talk, play, and live. 

Career opportunities for graduates who study Applied Behavior Analysis include:

  • Behavior analyst
  • Behavior analyst consultant
  • Clinical director
  • Special education teacher
  • Wellness coach
  • Nonprofit opportunities
  • School psychologist
  • Social worker


Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Minor
Program Type
  • Minor
Program Location
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
Required Credit Hours

Program Overview

The minor in Applied Behavior Analysis helps to prepare students from any major who are interested in the field of applied behavior analysis, post-baccalaureate certification, or graduate programs in Applied Behavior Analysis. The minor consists of 21 credits and includes courses in Psychology and Education.

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