The University of Massachusetts-Lowell offers a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis to students with a background in the psychology of child development. This program is designed for professionals in psychology, education, child care, and human services.
Students in this online special education certification will understand behavioral methods and the contexts in which these methods should be used. The program meets educational requirements set by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board for becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Some courses from the graduate certificate can be applied toward UMass Lowell’s master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Studies.
Class topics in this certificate program include:
- Behavioral assessment
- Professional and ethical issues in behavior analysis
- Behavior change procedures
- Measurement and experimental design
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
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