Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
University of Massachusetts Global

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

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts Global is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 with combination of GRE, GMAT, CSET or MAT test scores are required. Test scores waived for applicants with a 3.0 or higher GPA and/or a master’s degree.