Doctoral students in the Applied Behavior Analysis program have opportunities to:

  • Participate in rigorous coursework tailored to their interests both within and outside of the College of Education
  • Participate in and conduct research with the support of distinguished researchers
  • Supervise future BCBAs in their practicum experience
  • Collaborate with educators dedicated to meeting the needs of students with disabilities and their families

Benefits for Ph.D. Students

Please note: Funding is not available for Ph.D. students admitted in the 2019-2020 school year. 

  • Full tuition for the academic year
  • Monthly stipend
  • Health insurance
  • Travel funds
  • Shared office space

Requirements

  • Be admitted into the Special Education Ph.D. program,
  • Hold Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA)
  • A minimum of two years of experience with clients with developmental disabilities
  • Two years of work experience as a BCBA
  • Enroll as a full-time graduate student

Learn more about Doctor of Education requirements.

How to Apply

Find more information about how to apply.

If you have questions about the Doctoral Program in Special Education: ABA option, you can email Ilene Schwartz (Ilene@uw.edu) or call 206-616-3450.

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