Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
Brandman University

Program Details

Become a nationally recognized Board Certified Behavior Analyst with this online graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. ABA certification prepares graduates to become a behavior analyst to help clients achieve goals, reduce suffering, and improve their quality of life. Students learn the extensive vocabulary of applied behavior analysis, use experimental research designs and data to make changes in behavior, and prepare for the BCBA exam.

The curriculum includes ABA studies related to:

  • Foundational concepts and principles
  • Using measurement, data, and experimental design
  • Choosing and implementing interventions
  • Program oversight, collaboration, and management
  • Ethical behavior and the compliance code


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 with combination of GRE, GMAT, CSET or MAT test scores (waived for applicants with a 3.0 or higher GPA and/or a master's degree)
  • Official transcripts
  • Two recommendations
  • Essay

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission