Master’s Program in Psychology with specialization in Behavior Analysis

University of Nevada, Reno Master’s Program in Psychology with specialization in Behavior Analysis:

Program Description

The Master’s Program in Behavior Analysis is a FULL TIME PROGRAM that includes 36 graduate credits in behavior analytic psychology. The program includes 24 credits of didactic courses, 6 credits of practicum, and 6 credits of graduate research.

This Master program will take place at the Centre for Autism Research - King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Program Cost:

25,000 SAR per semester, for total of 8 semesters.

CFAR Scholarship:

For more information about CFAR Scholarship (Sponsership) please contact: Alanoud Al Saud at (


Fall 2019
609: Principles of Behavior (3)
701: Research Methods (3)
Spring 2020
713: Behavior Assessment (3)
783: Behavioral Interventions (3)
766: Practicum (1)
Summer 2020
695: Ethics (3)
766: Practicum (1)
Fall 2020
767: Behavior Mgt. and Consult (3)
673: Behaviorism (3)
766: Practicum (1)
Spring 2021
711: Expermintal Analysis of Human Behaviour EAHB (3)
752: Graduate Research (3)
768: Practicum (1)
Summer 2021
768: Practicum (1)
Board Exam Prep
Fall 2021
765: Graduate Research (3)
768: Practicum (1)
Spring 2022
Make-up Courses

Eligibility Requirements:

Copies of these items must be sent to the graduate school by mail for Step 3 Completetion:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (or its international equivalent)
  • Must show verification of having met the minimum English requirement as indicated by one of the following English tests:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL-Internet-Based Test): an equivalency score of 79 (internet)
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS-must be academic version): an equivalency score of 6.5
  • Official GRE test scores (Verbal and Quantitative only)
  • 2 letters of recommendation (electronic copy emailed directly from recommender)
  • A brief statement of interest
  • CV
  • Official transcripts from every institution attended

Graduate School Contact Information + Address:

Graduate School (0326)
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: (775) 784-6869
Fax: (775) 784-6064

Program Application Process:

  Registration Period has ended!
  • Upon review of your initial application with SPBA, two documents will be sent to you via email:
    • New Non-degree/Grad Special Application
    • Credit Card Authorization Form
  • Specific instructions for completion of the forms are as follows:
    • New Non-degree/Grad Special Application
      • Do not complete item #3 Immunization
      • Do not complete item #4 Residency Status
    • Credit Card Authorization Form
      • A mandatory fee must be submitted by all applicants
      • This fee is the responsibility of the applicant, not the sponsoring organization
      • Questions about this payment or options for forms of payment should be directed to Dawna Snyder (
  • Both completed forms should be emailed directly to Dawna Snyder (
All applicants must apply to the Master’s Program through the Graduate School by the October 1, 2019 deadline. Send copies of the Eligibility Requirements items to the Graduate School. Please provide application materials in English. Applicants please visit the following website for complete instructions: UNR Addmition Link.

Online Graduate School applications not completed by the October 1, 2019 deadline may not be considered for admission. Once your application is complete, it will be forwarded to the Director of the Satellite Programs in Behavior Analysis to make an admissions decision. The Graduate School will notify you if you have been admitted.
For questions regarding application status contact the Graduate School through the Phone: (775) 784-6869.

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