Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Certification Program


Program Description

The Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Regis affords the student the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of ABA while gaining valuable experiences applying and evaluating the principles and methods of ABA in a supervised setting. The certificate program is designed for students currently holding a Bachelors or Masters Degree in an approved field of study. Students enrolled in the certificate program are required to complete 18 credit hours in coursework (6 courses) and 9 credit hours of supervised practicum or fieldwork.

The certificate program is designed for busy professionals with courses offered in evenings and can be completed in as little as three semesters. Regis also offers a part-time option. 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.

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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!

  • Wednesday, December 7th, 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, January 10th, 6:00pm
  • Thursday, March 10th, 6:00pm
  • Saturday, April 22nd, 9:30am

Online Information Session

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016, 12 noon – Applied Behavior Analysis Online Information Session – Join us online to learn more about the ABA program here at Regis. Please RSVP to 781.768.7188 or shelagh.tomaino@regiscollege.edu. Limited to 25 spots.

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Contact Information

781-768-7330

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