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All application materials should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions via the online Graduate Application. Use the graduate admission checklist and our MS in Behavior Analysis Application Process to get started. Please note that the graduate admission checklist may not reflect our program’s deadlines and requirements; compare it with the information on this page.

  • Deadline

    Fall: Apply by July 20, 5 p.m. EST

  • Requirements
    • GPA: 3.0 in last 60 credits of upper-division work
    • GRE: General exam is required. No minimum score, but admission is competitive. FIU offers a GRE Prep Course. Our institution code is 5206
    • Statement of Intent: Required; a brief essay stating the reasons for interest in the program and career goals. Should not exceed three typewritten double-spaced pages
    • Letters of Recommendation: Required, 3 letters evaluating the applicant’s potential for graduate work. The University Graduate School offers a recommendation form, though this is not required.
    • Additional Requirements:
      • Approval of the Psychology Graduate Education Committee
      • CV or resume with previous experience, education, honors, awards, interests, community service and achievements and highlighting relevant experience and/or coursework in behavior analysis
      • International students whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
        • Minimum TOEFL score: 550 (paper) or 80 (internet)
        • Minimum IELTS score: 6.5
        • FIU's institutional code is 5206


    Use our MS in Behavior Analysis Application Process as a guide to complete your application. Requirements are minimums.

    For additional requirements and information, consult the Graduate Catalog, watch the recording of our May 29 virtual information session or contact us at behavior@fiu.edu.

  • Funding

    The cost of attendance for this program is $26,695. This is a self-supporting program and runs at a higher rate than typical FIU graduate programs. The cost does not include textbooks and the Level 2 background check needed for practicum experience.