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®.
APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE
Complete 18 hours for a transcripted TAMU graduate certificate in applied behavior analysis!
The ABA certificate option includes:
- 18 credit hours entirely online
- Asynchronous and synchronous course formats
- Preparation for the BCBA exam
- Required courses include:
- SEFB 618 Applied Behavior Management in the Classroom
- SPED 699 Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis
- SPED 642 Program Development for Students with Behavior Problems
- SPED 609 Educating Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- EPSY 630 Single-Case Research
- SPED 602 Ethics and Professional Conduct in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis
Contact the EPSY advisor to apply for the TAMU graduate certificate in ABA.
Non-students who are only interested in the TAMU graduate certificate in ABA (18 hours listed above): Go to Apply Texas
- Apply as a non-degree seeking student.
- Choose Texas A&M for the school
- Choose Educational Psychology (EPSY) for the department
- And NDS for non-degree seeking Master’s
RDNG 674 Developmental Reading in the Elementary School. This course surveys the current basics in the teaching of reading in the elementary school. It should be taken prerequisite to the remaining courses.
RDNG 604 Reading Diagnosis. This course deals with diagnosing the reading problem of a child using formal and informal assessment procedures. It must be taken prerequisite to or concurrent with RDNG 642 below.
RDNG 642 Clinic Teaching in Reading. This course deals with remediating the reading problem of the same child assessed in RDNG 604.
RDNG 604 and RDNG 642 offer a sustained experience in dealing with the reading problems of a child.
RDNG 616 Organization and Supervision of Reading Programs. This course deals with administering the school or district reading program and providing in-service work for teachers of reading.
Degree: Graduate Certificate
Program Delivery: Cohort-Model, Online
Credit Hours: 18