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Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

Program Overview

The College of Saint Elizabeth Certificate Program in Applied Behavior Analysis is designed for the student who is seeking to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Course content is based on the BACB Fourth Edition Task List and prepares students to take the BCBA exam. The Certificate Program consists of 6 core courses (18 credits).

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses (18 Credits)

ABA600Foundations in Applied Behavior Analysis


ABA601Behavior Analysis & Learning


ABA602Research Methods and Measurement


ABA604Interventions & Evidence-Based Practice


ABA605Assessment & Strategic Design


ABA606Applied Ethics


Admission Criteria

Applicants must follow all of the admission criteria for graduate programs including but not limited to:

  • Official undergraduate/graduate transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation for graduate study
  • Personal Statement: An assessment of applicant's strengths and areas of development as they relate to your selected field of study; and applicant's educational objectives and career goals and how they relate to this area of study. For example: What is it that attracted you to this program? Use specific examples when possible.
  • Personal Interview
  • Completed Application