The Applied Behavioral Analysis concentration of this online bachelor’s in Psychology degree program allows students to study behavior and learning. ABA seeks to influence socially important behaviors through treatment plans and techniques. Common job responsibilities include conducting behavioral assessments, creating behavior-analytical treatment plans, analyzing data, and training and overseeing others to carry out treatment plans.
Graduates will be candidates to be certified by the Behavioral Analysis Certification Board. The three areas of knowledge required by the board are covered in this degree program. Those areas include basic behavior-analytic skills, client centered responsibilities, and foundational knowledge.
Core classes for this concentration include studies of:
- Educational psychology
- Psychological assessment
- ABA with development, disabilities, and psychopathology
- Research methods
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Official transcripts
School Accreditation Statement
New England Commission of Higher Education