Arcadia University Named a Most Affordable Online Behavior Analysis Program

By Caitlin Burns | November 25, 2019

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Arcadia University has been named among the “48 Most Affordable Behavioral Analysis Degree Programs” by The student-focused comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities. Arcadia’s program was recognized for its curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.  

The School of Education at Arcadia features a Master’s of Education Program and Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). The fully online programs are designed to develop professional expertise in behavior analysis and consultative skills. The seven-course sequence meets requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination. Earlier this year, ABA was ranked 11th in the nation for best online programs by the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide.

“Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis Program allows educators to obtain the additional education and certification needed to serve students with diverse behavioral needs,” said Dr. Kim Dean, chair of the School of Education at Arcadia. “Small class sizes and dynamic practicum experiences prepare graduates to affect positive change for students in classroom and community settings.”

The 2020 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system, which includes student engagement, potential return on investment, and leading third-party evaluations. analyzed 414 programs, on a scale of 0 to 100, with only 48 institutions making it to the final list. To access the ranking, visit