Online Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Study Certificate

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved the following course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®.  Applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify.

Two Online Behavior Analyst Certificates

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) Certificate

This 16-credit, four-course sequence is designed for people who have completed an accredited bachelor’s degree. Completion of the four course sequence makes the student eligible to take the BCaBA certification examination sponsored by the BACB®. Visit http://bacb.com/  for more information.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certificate

This 19-credit, five-course sequence is designed for people who have completed an accredited graduate degree. Completion of the five course sequence makes the student eligible to take the BCBA certification examination sponsored by the BACB®. Visit http://www.bacb.com  for more information.

Fourth Edition Task List Course Content Allocation Hours for both BCBA and BCaBA.

Third Edition Task List Course Content Allocation Hours for BCBA

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Courses: There are two cohorts per year. Students may start in the Fall or Spring.

FALL COHORT MODEL

EPY 641 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) I   4 semester hours     (fall term)
EPY 642 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) II     4 semester hours       (spring term)
EPY 643 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) III    4 semester hours      (summer I term)
EPY 644 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) IV    4 semester hours      (summer II term)
EPY 645 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) V    3 semester hours     (summer III term)


SPRING COHORT MODEL

EPY 641 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) I     4 semester hours      (spring term)
EPY 642 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) II     4 semester hours      (summer I term)
EPY 643 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) III   4 semester hours      (summer II term)
EPY 644 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) IV    4 semester hours      (summer III term)
EPY 645 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) V     3 semester hours      (fall term)

PLEASE NOTE: Courses may only be taken one at a time and in this sequence. 

Registration / Application

To register / apply for the following course: Applied Behavior Analysis I (Fall 2014), please visit: www.wcsu.edu/graduate/aba-application.asp.

Copies of transcripts need to be forwarded to the Division of Graduate Studies. Fax (203) 837-8326 or mail WCSU, 181 White Street, Danbury CT 06810 attention: Division of Graduate Studies. 

Once transcripts are received you will be registered for the course.

Tuition

In-State  $ 483.00 (per credit)    Out-of-State   $ 515.00 (per credit)    (Tuition subject to change)

Registration Fee $ 50.00 (per course)

 

Course Descriptions

 

EPY 641
EPY 641 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) I – 4 Semester Hours.  This course is a prerequisite for the four subsequent courses offered in the ABA sequence. This course covers the history of applied behavior analysis and task list four topics: concepts, principles, measurement, experimental design, identification, intervention, behavior change considerations, and behavior change systems of ABA.

EPY 642
EPY 642 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) II – 4 Semester Hours. This course is a prerequisite for the three subsequent courses offered in the ABA sequence. This course covers task list four topics: concepts, principles, experimental design, fundamental elements of behavior change, intervention, behavior change considerations, and behavior change systems.

EPY 643
EPY 643 Applied Behavior Analysis III – 4 Semester Hours. This course is a prerequisite for the two subsequent courses offered in the ABA sequence. The course covers task list four topics: concepts, principles, measurement, experimental design, identification, behavior change procedures, implementation, management, supervision, and behavioral assessment of ABA.

EPY 644
EPY644 Applied Behavior Analysis IV– 4 Semester Hours. Students will explore the ethical and legal considerations in the practice of behavior analysis. Topics studied include Behavior Analyst Certification Board Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts, BACB Professional Disciplinary and Ethical Standards, Procedures for Appeals, and philosophical positions driving regulatory change and action.

EPY 645
EPY645 Applied Behavior Analysis V– 3 Semester Hours. This course will cover advanced topics in behavior analysis. It will discuss current research in applied behavior analysis. Topics will change every time the course is offered to reflect up to date laws, emerging areas of behavioral analysis, measurement, school applications, teaching methodology, interventions and ethics. A mock BCBA certification exam will be provided.

 

 

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