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Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Endorsed by the United States Surgeon General, the National Science Foundation, the American Academy of Pediatrics, among others, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) employs procedures based on scientific research, systematic instruction, and empirical data to teach the language, social, behavioral skills, etc. needed by persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Students pursuing the undergraduate concentration in ABA are eligible to sit for the national board certification examination at the assistant level and are highly employable in a number of areas, including: schools, homes, institutions, group homes, and hospitals. Note: The ABA concentration does not lead to public school licensure or certification.
Sara Quay, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Education
Michael F. Dorsey, Ph.D., BCBA
Director - The Institute for Behavioral Studies
Van Loan School of Graduate & Professional Studies