Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate

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Applied Behavior Analysis, M.S.  

The Applied Behavior Analysis graduate certificate is a specialized credential for professionals who already have a Master’s degree. The sequence consists of nine courses over two academic years that have been verified by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) to meet the coursework requirements needed to sit for the 5th Edition of the BACB® exam.

Curriculum (27 credits)

Year I

Admissions requirements

  • On-line graduate school application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all accredited college or university institution(s) attended with minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Two letters of recommendation from current professional references
  • Personal Entrance Essay:
    • Part 1: Please explain why you have chosen to enter the field of behavior analysis (300 word minimum)
    • Part 2: Identify the elements that you feel are essential to becoming an effective, well-rounded behavior analyst (300 word minimum)
  • Immunization records

More information

Applied Behavior Analysis
Laura Turner, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Graduate Program Director 


Office of Graduate Admissions