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Applied Behavior Analysis

School of Education

Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
MSFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia, Online
Post-Bachelor's CertificateFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia, Online

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program


Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
All StudentsAug. 1N/AFeb. 1N/A


For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    We prefer that you apply online to Drexel.

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  • Transcripts

    Provide transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • Essay

    Please write approximately 500 words explaining your reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interest, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.

    Submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form.

  • Résumé

    Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Two letters of recommendation are required. Use the Electronic Letter of Recommendation form to submit your recommendation letters.

  • Interview

    In-person or telephone interview required for qualified applicants.

  • Mailing Addresses
    • By Postal Mail
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      PO Box 34789
      Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
    • By Express Courier
      (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      3141 Chestnut Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

All accepted students must submit copies of the required Pennsylvania FBI, Child Abuse, and Criminal History clearances to the School of Education's field Placement Office prior to enrolling in their first term at Drexel. These clearances are required by law prior to entering pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms to complete field experience requirements starting the first term and continuing throughout the program.

Please note that obtaining these clearances may take up to six weeks. For directions, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education site.

You may submit copies of your clearances with your admissions materials or fax them to the School of Education's Field Placement Office at 215-571-4270. Pennsylvania clearances are not required for application completion. All new students who possess required Pennsylvania clearances more than one year old must submit updated clearances to the Field Placement Office.

Online Program

Please refer to Drexel University Online for application requirements and deadlines.

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