Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Applied Behavior Analysis
Northeastern University

Program Details

Prepare for positions supervising behavior analysts with a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University. Graduates of this certificate program can pursue supervisory careers in private and public school settings or as an independent consultant.

This online special education certification is available to students who possess a master’s degree in Education or Psychology. Students will take core courses in Applied Behavior Analysis, as well as a related concentration area such as early intervention, public policy, or autism. Coursework prepares students to sit for the BCBA exam, and an optional practicum fulfills supervised experience hours required by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

Students will gain in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • Conditioned reinforcement
  • Motivational influences on behavior
  • Errorless teaching procedures

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northeastern University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a master's degree in Education or Psychology.