BCBA Certificate Program

Program Description

We offer a six-course sequence (18 units) that is a Verified Course Sequence approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. This means  that our coursework addresses all of the information required to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam. The certificate program can be completed in a period of 16 months, which includes 3 consecutive semesters and one summer session. All coursework is offered fully online.

Requirements for Admission

  • Master’s degree from accredited college or university with
  • A minimum of 3.00 grade point average
  • Experienced supervision by someone who already holds the BCBA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement

The Verified Course Sequence in the BCBA Certificate Program address competencies in the following areas:

SERP 502

  • 28 hours - Concepts & Principles of Behavior Analysis
  • 3 hours - Measurement (Including Data Analysis)
  • 6 hours - Identification of the Problem & Assessment
  • 8 hours - Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change & Specific Behavior Change Procedures

SERP 529A

  • 3 hours - Ethical & Professional Conduct
  • 13 hours - Concepts & Principles of Behavior Analysis
  • 2 hours - Measurement (Including Data Analysis)
  • 3 hours - Identification of the Problem & Assessment
  • 9 hours - Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change & Specific Behavior Change Procedures
  • 3 hours - Behavior Change Systems
  • 6 hours - Intervention & Behavior Change Considerations
  • 6 hours - Implementation Management & Supervision

SERP 529B

  • 3 hours - Ethical & Professional Conduct
  • 2 hours - Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis
  • 7 hours - Measurement (Including Data Analysis)
  • 19 hours - Identification of the Problem & Assessment
  • 2 hours - Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change & Specific Behavior Change Procedures
  • 4 hours - Intervention and Behavior Change Considerations
  • 8 hours - Implementation, Management, & Supervision

SERP 552

  • 2.5 hours - Concepts & Principles of Behavior Analysis
  • 1.5 hours - Measurement (Including Data Analysis)
  • .5 hours - Experimental Design
  • 4.5 hours - Identification of the Problem & Assessment
  • 27 hours - Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change & Specific Behavior Change Procedures
  • 4 hours - Behavior Change Systems
  • 5 hours - Intervention & Behavior Change Considerations

SERP 553

  • 45 hours - Ethical & Professional Conduct

SERP 590

  • 3 hours -  Ethical & Professional Conduct
  • 2 hours - Concepts & Principles of Behavior Analysis
  • 15 hours - Measurement (Including Data Analysis)
  • 20 hours - Experimental Design
  • 3 hours - Behavior Change Systems
  • 2 hours - Intervention & Behavior Change Considerations

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