The Certificate Program in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Van Loan School is a unique, advanced-level teacher preparation program focused on the application of behavioral principles in addressing the needs of exceptional learners. The program fulfills the educational requirements to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)examination.
Individuals who hold a graduate degree in special education, psychology, or a related field and who are seeking certification the BACB as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), may enroll in Endicott’s BACB-approved, five-course sequence in preparation for the certification examination.
Behavior Analyst Certificate courses are three-credit-hour courses and are scheduled for 45 contact hours each, in order to meet the BACB requirement for a total of 225 classroom contact hours. In addition to coursework, there is a 1,500-hour BACB required fieldwork experience, 75 hours of which must be supervised. Students are responsible for independently securing the supervision required by the BACB to sit for their certification examination. Support in securing such supervision
is available through the Endicott College Office of Graduate Studies in Special Education.
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Five-Course Sequence of Classes
||Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis in Special Education*
|Measurement and Experimental Evaluation of Behavioral
||Behavior Change Procedures and System Supports
||Education Law and Ethical Issues in Behavior Analysis **
* ED 525 is a prerequisite for all BCBA Courses
** ED 565 requires completion of all other BCBA courses
Dr. Thomas Zane
Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis Online Program
The Institute for Behavioral Studies
The Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies
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