Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Applied Behavior Analysis

The 21-credit online ABA certificate program meets the guidelines established by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) and fulfills the coursework requirement to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam. In order to obtain the BCBA credential, students must also complete a supervised field experience, have a qualifying degree, and pass an exam.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Term 1Hours
ABA 524 Basic Principles in Applied Behavior Analysis 3
ABA 531 Theories of Learning and Behavior 3
Term 2
ABA 526 Single Case Experimental Design 3
ABA 528 Behavior Assessment 3
Term 3
ABA 525 Behavior Change & Systems Support 3
ABA 535 Clinical Supervision, Management & Training 3
Second Year
Term 1
ABA 527 Ethics, Law, and Professional Practice 3
 Total Hours21