Applied Behavior Analysis Courses
The Mailman Segal Center draws on the experience of highly qualified applied behavior analysts (ABA) to provide consultation and services to students with autism within the Baudhuin preschool and throughout the country. ABA is the science of human behavior as it applies to socially significant problems. Partnering with a variety of centers across campus, MSC is able to offer a variety of course series meeting the certification requirements to become a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) or a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) through a variety of disciplines including education and psychology at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level. For more information about the certification requirements and process, please see www.bacb.com.
Applied Behavior Analysis Undergraduate Courses
MSC collaborates with the Fischler School of Education and Human Services (FSEHS) to provide a 4-course online series to students focused on the science of human behavior as it relates to educating young children. These students will graduate with a B.S. in Education with a focus on child development as well as the required coursework to be eligible to take the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) exam. The course series is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) as meeting the academic requirements for the BCaBA; students will need to seek their own supervised fieldwork to fully qualify for the certification exam. Students may also enroll in the courses as a non-matriculated student, a student seeking a different undergraduate degree, or a student from another university. Courses are provided completely online and can be completed within 1 academic year. Learn more about our undergraduate ABA courses.
Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Courses
The Mailman Segal Center draws on the experience of highly qualified applied behavior analysts to provide consultation and services to students with autism within the Baudhuin preschool and throughout the country. Partnering with the Center for Psychological Studies, MSC offers 2 course series to meet the academic and experience requirements of the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA). Offered online, students can take the courses as part of the Master’s in Science in Counseling degree, the Master’s in Child Protection Degree, or as an individual course-series. Students also have the option of completing a BACB-approved local or distance practicum or getting supervised experience independently. Learn more about our ABA master's program
Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) with Applied Behavior Analysis Minor and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)
In collaboration with the Fischler School of Education and Human Services (FSEHS), MSC offers doctoral coursework in applied behavior analysis that can be used in a variety of ways. Students can take the courses as a minor as part of the Ed.D. degree and courses can be combined with the Autism minor within the special education concentration. Students can also enroll in the program to take just the ABA courses as part of the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS). These courses can also be combined with the autism courses in a CAG. Students will need to pursue their supervised experience independently of the program. Dissertation advisors are available for students interested in dissertations in ABA. Courses are all offered online using a variety of technologies that allow weekly or bi-weekly interaction with faculty. For more information about the doctoral ABA courses please visit the program website or contact Jessica Nelson at 954-262-7126 firstname.lastname@example.org.