__University__ 2022-2023 Bulletin

Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

A 32-credit graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) offers a concentration of coursework in behavior analysis for those interested in pursuing advanced studies in ABA. Each course in the sequence builds on each other, enhancing students' knowledge and skills in implementing evidence-based behavior support strategies. Further, for those pursuing a BCBA®,  the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has verified our 7-course sequence toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination. Please refer to the BACB® (bacb.com) for additional requirements.

Required Courses:

SpEd 558Concepts and Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis


SpEd 559Assessing Behavior


SpEd 561PBS: Behavior-Change Strategies


SpEd 562Ethical Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis


SpEd 565Single-Subject Research Design in Applied Behavior Analysis


SpEd 566Advanced Research Methods in ABA


SpEd 567ABA Leadership Capstone


Total Credit Hours: 32