Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Prepare for a career as a board certified assistant behavior analyst (BCaBA). Behavior analysis is commonly used to modify the behavior of children on the autism spectrum or with other development disabilities. The ABA program provides the theory and practice needed to assist in delivering services to individuals in a variety of settings such as early intervention, group homes, schools, mental health agencies and hospitals.

Program Description

This program is designed to prepare students for a career as a BCaBA. Completing a bachelor's degree in a related field as well as the four required courses and three intensive supervised practica, will qualify students to sit for the National Certification.

The examination is sponsored by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). Success on the examination will qualify students to be listed as a board certified assistant behavior analyst (BCaBA) on the national register.

Admissions Requirements

The Center for Accelerated and Professional Studies offers a rolling admission process; applications are accepted throughout the year.

Requirements include:

  • Completed signed application and payment of application fee ($40.00)
  • Bachelors degree or currently matriculating through a bachelor's degree program
  • Successful completion of an Introduction to Psychology course

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If you have any questions or need any assistance you can contact us at accel@becker.edu or 508.373.9500.

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