The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis in Special Education prepares students for roles as behavior analysts in educational and clinical settings. Students will take the course work necessary to be eligible to take and pass the national behavior analyst certification examination developed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board in accordance with governing bodies in behavior analysis. The certificate is available only online.In addition to meeting the requirements of the University and of the College of Education, students must meet the requirements specified below.
An applicant for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis in Special Education must:
Applications are reviewed by faculty who look for indications of a high probability of success. The following factors are significant in determining admission to the emphasis area:
The certificate requires completion of seven courses. All courses are offered online only. Students are required to have access to high-speed internet and the appropriate technologies. A student who, in the judgment of the faculty, has not completed appropriate courses in exceptional children or behavior management may be required to complete such courses in addition to the requirements below.Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis in Special Education
Students must complete the following (21 credits):