Programs of Study
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
The Certificate Program in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Van Loan School is a unique, advanced-level teacher preparation program focused on the application of behavioral principles in addressing the needs of exceptional learners. The program fulfills the educational requirements to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)examination.
Certificate in Autism
For those students who already possess a Master’s degree and who are interested in only the courses specifically focused on autism spectrum disorders, we offer a 21-credit Certificate in Autism.
Certified ABA Technician
This non-credit certificate program prepares classroom teacher assistants and/or paraprofessionals to use applied behavior analysis principles with autistic children.
Special Education Licensure
Additional standardized tests may be required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for program graduates in order to qualify for teacher licensures.