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
Fall  
ABA 524 Basic Principles in Applied Behavioral Analysis 3
ABA 531 Theories of Learning and Behavior 3
 Hours6
Term 2
Winter  
ABA 526 Single Case Experiment Design 3
ABA 528 Behavioral Assessment 3
 Hours6
Term 3
Spring  
ABA 525 Behavioral Change and Systems Support 3
ABA 535 Clinical Supervision, Management Training 3
 Hours6
Term 4
Summer  
ABA 527 Ethics & Law in Professional Practice 3
 Hours3
 Total Hours21