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Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis


Program Overview

This certificate includes a course sequence approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB), offering content consistent with the BACB 4th Edition Task List. After completing this course work in good academic standing, students are eligible to apply and sit for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst exam (with a bachelor's degree and approved experience hours), or Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam (with a relevant master's degree and approved experience hours).


Courses are offered primarily in face-to-face and hybrid formats. Intensive practicum experience not included in certificate program.

Special Notes about the Program

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Please visit the Financial Aid website for more information regarding eligibility.


Application Information

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Application Requirement Information

International Applicant Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Admits for fall term only.


The following must be submitted by the posted deadline. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a graduate non-degree seeking applicant (limitations apply).

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements

Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
  • Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Program requirements:

  • BCaBA and non-certification track students: Bachelor's degree
  • BCBA: Master's degree in Special Education, Behavior Analysis, or Psychology


Average Length
of the Program

1.5-2 years
Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Deborah Reed

Associate Instructor

(904) 620-1756

Building 57 , Room 3504