There is a paucity of data that describe how program characteristics relate to program outcome goals. This gap limits the use of data to guide and support decisions concerning the selection of applied behavior analysis (ABA) program characteristics. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to describe a methodology for the evaluation of the relationships between program characteristics and program outcome goals in the context of identifying the ideal program characteristics to propose for a new master of science in ABA program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University (FranU). For FranU, 11 program characteristics, enrollment, and the 2019 board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) pass rates were selected as variables. We provide a description of the procedures, data analysis and a general overview of our findings. The utility of the methodology for future research is also discussed.