Our program includes a course sequence that has been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) to meet the educational coursework requirements to apply to the BACB to take examinations related to Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) or Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). The full program curriculum consists or 37.5 credits. Students applying to the BACB for certification are expected to meet additional requirements and should consult with the BACB directly concerning eligibility.
Students who complete the MS program are also eligible to apply for licensure in Massachusetts. Licensure requirements for applied behavior analysts are subject to change, so students should consult directly with the state licensure office regarding requirements.
All students with the stated goal of working as a certified or licensed behavior analyst must provide evidence of completed supervision hours prior to graduating and must secure an appropriate placement/position by their second semester in the program.
All students are required to present at a local, regional, or national conference.
Total Credits: 37.5
Note: students may also opt to complete a project or thesis with the approval of the program coordinator.