CAGS in Applied Behavior Analysis
Our Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) programs provide students with opportunities to continue their graduate studies upon completion of a master's degree program.
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 complete six courses (18 credits).
- 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 also 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 PSY570: Applied Behavior Analysis: Intensive Practicum in order to sit for the national certification exam.