This post-graduate certificate program in Applied Behavior Analysis is designed for students who possess a master’s degree in Education or Psychology and want to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Students will learn best practices for addressing the most complex behavioral problems and learning challenges.
The program focuses on in-depth studies of topics such as conditioned reinforcement, motivational influences on behavior, and errorless teaching procedures. Coursework for this online special education certification meets educational requirements to sit for the BCBA exam. An optional intensive practicum allows students to complete supervised experience hours required by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board.
Graduates have gone on to work in sectors such as:
- Healthcare services
- Community and social services
- Business development
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Northeastern University is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants must have a master's degree in Education or Psychology.