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Applied Behavior Analysis

Demand for behavior analysts is increasing: Over the past 11 years, demand for behavior analysts holding BCBA or BCBA-D certification has increased by 4,209%.

Program Options

蹤獲扦 offers programs that make you eligible to become certified and licensed in behavior analysis.

On-Campus and Online Options

On-Campus option with classes on Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings from 6-9 pm or asynchronous Online courses are offered.

On-Campus Program Start Date
  • September 3, 2024
    (Application Deadline: August 9th, Deposit Deadline August 16th)
Online Program Start Dates
  • May 26th, 2024
    (Application Deadline: April 14th, Deposit Deadline May 1st)
  • September 3rd, 2024
    (Application Deadline: July 12th, Deposit Deadline July 26th)

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The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified courses within 蹤獲扦's ABA MS and Advanced Certificate Programs toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst簧 examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.

Program Benefits

  • 蹤獲扦s reputable ABA program holds the highest standards of both New York State licensure and the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc簧.
  • Program was one of the first in New York State to be approved for licensure in ABA.
  • On-campus evening courses or distance education asynchronous courses accommodate the working professional.
  • Faculty have been instrumental in working with professional associations and NYSED to update the laws, rules, and regulations related to ABA and behavioral science.
  • Faculty studied with the founders and leaders of the field. They have diverse and extensive experience and pass along exceptional opportunities to students.
  • Students practice the development and evaluation of assessment and intervention, including behavior measurement, assessment, change elements, procedures, and systems.
  • Students learn ethical and professional practice in working with families, members of the community, and other practitioners.
  • Amherst campus and distance education programs have partnerships with service agencies across many areas of New York, nationally, and internationally for students to gain valuable experience.
  • Facultyprovide interactive educational opportunities in a student-focused environment and are committed to fostering each students academic and professional goals.
  • Students have opportunities to develop scientific and professional writing, collaboration, and oral presentation skills necessary to become well-rounded scientist practitioners.

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Career Outlook

Graduates work in many settings, including schools, clinics, homes, community organizations, vocational programs, and hospitals.

Popular careers include:

  • Licensed behavior analyst
  • Board certified behavior analyst簧
  • Behavior analyst
  • Behavior consultant
  • Clinical specialist
  • Behavior specialist
  • Behavior intervention specialist
  • Behavioral health specialist
Other professionals who can benefit from an ABA license include:
  • Educators
  • School administrators
  • Psychologists
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