Master's in CJ with Behavior Analysis Specialization
The online master’s degree in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Behavior Analysis serves those who provide a variety of behavior management services, including individuals trained as behavior specialists, mobile therapists, educational consultants, speech-language pathologists, school counselors, social worker, criminal justice professionals, and human service professionals. Behavior Analysis is recognized as "best practices" in the field of autism, behavioral health, addiction, and corrections. Students will develop the skills to transfer basic principles of behavior analysis into effective comprehensive functional behavioral assessments, behavioral interventions, and program evaluation. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) has approved Saint Joseph's University courses SOC 4605 through SOC 4645 as meeting the coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Examination.
This progressive and important degree program focuses on developing new and innovative investigative approaches and techniques to the solution of crime by studying the offender and his/her behavior and motivation. It is designed to meet curriculum requirements for the Behavior Analysis Board. The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is an internationally recognized certification.
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