CAGS in Applied Behavior Analysis

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies 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 complete six courses (18 credits).

Required courses:

  • PSY510: Applied Behavior Analysis: Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • PSY520: Applied Behavior Analysis: Concepts and Principles
  • PSY530: Applied Behavior Analysis: Measurement, Data Analysis and Research Design
  • PSY540: Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavior Change Techniques and Procedures
  • PSY550: Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavioral Assessment
  • PSY560: Applied Behavior Analysis: Systems, Management and Supervision

Students who are planning to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board exam must also complete 1,500 hours of supervised experience or six credits of the practicum course PSY570: Applied Behavior Analysis: Intensive Practicum.

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