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Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate



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

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

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Graduate Program Director

Dr. Deborah Reed

Associate Instructor
Building 57, Room 3504

The following items must be submitted no later then the deadline posted above. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been canceled, the decision can not be reversed. Applicants may apply for the next application cycle.

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements
  • University Requirements
    • A baccalaureate degree from an accepted institutional accreditor, 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.
    • Transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended. Admitted students will be prompted to provide official copies. 
  • Program Requirements
    • BCaBA and non-certification track students: Bachelor's degree
    • BCBA: Master's degree in Special Education, Behavior Analysis, or Psychology