Applied Behavior Analysis
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The graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis is a seven-course sequence (21 credit hours) that meets all coursework requirements and addresses all information required to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam. The courses can be completed over several semesters or as quickly as 16 months, which includes three consecutive semesters and one summer session. All coursework is offered fully online.
Those interested in taking the BCBA exam must also have at least a master's degree and experience supervised by someone who already holds the BCBA.
If you are interested in a Master of Arts degree, view our fully online master’s program in Behavior Support offered through the Special Education Program. If you already have a qualifying master's degree, the certificate coursework can be taken independently.
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.
Students must complete these seven 3-unit courses to complete this program. Courses include: