Ready to Apply?

You will first want to check if you meet the admission requirements for the Ball State Graduate School. Then you may apply.

No GRE is required.

Application Deadlines 

The ABA master's degree program has three application deadlines:

  • Summer semester: April 15
  • Fall semester: July 10
  • Spring semester: November 15

Summer semester courses are available. All autism and ABA courses are offered every semester, offering you tremendous flexibility in scheduling courses around your busy life.

Transfer Credits

You may transfer up to 9 graduate credits to the ABA master’s degree. Since this program requires a specific set of courses, transfer credits will only be accepted from other programs that have approved courses from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). Contact ABA advisor Bonnie Krupa if you have questions about course equivalency.


Admission to Ball State is selective, and we carefully evaluate all application on an individual basis. Applying for admission is easy. Use our convenient, comprehensive, and secure online application.

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