Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Certificate Program


Program Description

The Regis Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis allows you to learn the fundamentals of ABA while gaining valuable experience applying and evaluating its principles and methods in a supervised setting. Students in this program complete 18 credit hours of coursework and 9 credit hours of supervised practicum. They are eligible to sit for the BCBA exam upon completion. After completing the Regis Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis curriculum 90% of our 2016 graduates passed the BCBA examination on their first attempt!

This certificate program is for students currently holding a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in an approved field of study. Designed for working professionals with evening courses, this program can be completed in as little as three semesters full-time. Please note that receiving a Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Regis is distinct from becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst®. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board® has approved the above course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification Examination®. However, applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board® has approved the practicum courses toward the experience requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification Examination®. Applicants may need to meet additional requirements to qualify. See www.bacb.com for more details on the board certification requirements and process.

Regis also offers the following ABA programs:

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Admission Requirements

Applicants must have

  • Obtained at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university,
  • Achieved a minimum GPA 3.0,
  • Three letters of recommendation, and
  • Schedule an individual interview with the Program Director.

Additional information may also be required.

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Courses

Required Courses

  • Concepts and Principles 1: Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)*
  • Concepts and Principles 2: Experimental Analysis of Behavior (3 credits)*
  • Treatment Evaluation (3 credits)*
  • Behavior Assessment (3 credits)*
  • Behavior Intervention (3 credits)*
  • Ethical Practice in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)*
  • Practicum (9 credits)**

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

**The Behavior Analyst Certification Board® has approved the practicum courses toward the experience requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification Examination®. Applicants may need to meet additional requirements to qualify.

On the Spot Admission

Every Wednesday, 3-4pm – Receive an admission decision "on the spot" during 30 minute appointments. Submit online at least 2 working days prior to your appointment: online application, 2 letters of recommendation, 500 word personal statement, resume. Bring to appointment: official transcripts. Application fee waiver provided at time of confirmation of appointment. Please call 781.768.7330 or email graduatedepartment@regiscollege.edu to schedule an appointment.

Come to Class Visits

Come to Class Visits are a wonderful opportunity to experience a graduate class here at Regis. To RSVP for any of our class visits, please call 781.768.7330 or email graduatedepartment@regiscollege.edu and reference the particular class you intend to visit.

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Upcoming Course Schedules

Graduate Programs Information Session

Join us for an upcoming Graduate Information Session, RSVP Today!

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2017 – All Graduate Programs, 6pm
  • Saturday, September 30, 2017 – All Graduate Programs, 9:30am
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – Direct Entry Nursing only, 6pm
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – All Graduate Programs, 6pm

Online Information Session

TBD

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Contact Information

781-768-7330

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