Salve Regina's Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) programs provide students with opportunities to continue their graduate studies upon completion of a master's degree program.
CAGS in Applied Behavior Analysis
The CAGS in applied behavior analysis provides further graduate education to students who have completed a master's degree in a related field and are interested in seeking national certification as an applied behavior analyst. To earn this certificate, students must successfully complete six courses (18 credits) on topics in applied behavior analysis.
- Applied Behavior Analysis: Ethics and Professional Conduct
- Applied Behavior Analysis: Concepts and Principles
- Applied Behavior Analysis: Measurement, Data Analysis and Research Design
- Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavior Change Techniques and Procedures
- Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavioral Assessment
- Applied Behavior Analysis: Systems, Management and Supervision
In addition to the required courses, students complete 1,500 hours of practicum experience supervised by a board-certified behavior analyst, or 750 hours of practicum experience as part of the coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis: Intensive Practicum in order to sit for the national certification exam.