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The Department OF Educational Psychology


The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) is home to a variety of interrelated disciplines and degree options focused on human development and well-being in educational and community contexts. Our undergraduate programs prepare students to work with children and youth in a variety of community and school contexts. We also offer a range of professional master’s degrees geared towards professionals in schools, communities, and the corporate world. For those interested in doctoral studies we offer Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and School Psychology.

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

EPSY offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Interdisciplinary Studies and University Studies, with one of three focuses.

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Graduate Programs

The department of Educational Psychology offers a range of professional graduate degree programs.

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ONLINE EDUCATION

EPSY offers a wide variety of online programs and courses to many the diverse needs our students.

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Certificates

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to complete certificate programs while completing their degree requirements.

FROM OUR FORMER STUDENTS


“I came to the conclusion that being a special educator is less about whom you teach and more about what you teach.”

– Stephanie Haetchen ’12
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Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate


Admission Deadlines: FEBRUARY 15 (SUMMER ADMISSION)

At Texas A&M, we offer the coursework necessary to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)® examination*. The coursework consists of six online courses in applied behavior analysis (ABA) and is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), Inc.®. You may complete these courses toward the ABA certificate, whether or not you are interested in becoming a BCBA.

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*Additional requirements apply for national certification. See the BACB® website for more information on the certification process: Learn more at BACB®.

COURSEWORK FOR ABA CERTIFICATE (ONLINE)

APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

Complete 21 hours for a transcripted TAMU graduate certificate in applied behavior analysis!

The ABA certificate option includes:

  • 21 credit hours entirely online
  • Asynchronous and synchronous course formats
  • Preparation for the BCBA exam
  • Required courses include:
    • EPSY 630 Single-Case Experimental Design
    • SPED 601 Assessment in School Settings
    • SPED 602 Ethics and Professional Conduct in SPED and ABA
    • SPED 604 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
    • SPED 605 Leadership in Applied Behavior Analysis
    • SPED 642 Prevention, Support, and Intervention for Students with Emotional and Behavior Problems
    • SPED 699 Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis

 

CURRENT STUDENTS

Contact the EPSY advisor to apply for the TAMU graduate certificate in ABA.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Non-students who are only interested in the TAMU graduate certificate in ABA (18 hours listed above): Go to Apply Texas

    1. Apply as a non-degree seeking student.
    2. Choose Texas A&M for the school
    3. Choose Educational Psychology (EPSY) for the department
    4. And NDS for non-degree seeking Master’s

Program Details


Degree: Graduate Certificate
Program Delivery: Cohort-Model, Online
Credit Hours: 21

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