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  • Program Overview

    Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (21-credits)

    This 21-credit Certificate Program in Applied Behavior Analysis is a unique, advanced-level 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.

    Individuals who hold a graduate degree in education or psychology who are seeking certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), may enroll in Endicott’s Verified Course Sequence (VCS©) in preparation for the certification examination. Behavior Analyst Certificate courses are three-credit-hour courses and are scheduled for 45 contact hours each.

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  • Curriculum

    Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 21

    Required Curriculum

    • ABA 510 - Conceptual Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (Cr: 3)
    • ABA 525 - Basic Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (Cr: 3)
    • ABA 534 - Measurement & Experimental Evaluation of Behavioral Interventions I (Cr: 3)
    • ABA 541 - Behavioral Assessment (Cr: 3)
    • ABA 554 - Behavior Change Procedures (Cr: 3)
    • ABA 565 - Ethical Issues in Behavior Analysis (Cr: 3)
    • ABA 520 - Supervision and Management (Cr: 3)
    • ABA 699 - Comprehensive Review (Cr: 0)

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of this program, students will:

    • Have a good grasp of the theoretical perspective of behaviorism and natural science
    • Understand the components of valid research
    • Be able to observe human behavior and explain it causes based upon the worldview of behaviorism and natural science
    • Explain how behavioral principles apply to all areas of human endeavor

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