Skip to Navigation
    UMass Dartmouth
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog

Behavior Analyst Post-Masters Certificate


Return to Colleges, Departments, and Programs Return to: Colleges, Departments, and Programs

The Behavior Analyst Certificate Program (Post-Master’s) is a one year, 15-credit program with an optional 6-credit practicum. Please note: s udents can choose to complete this program at their own pace. It is not a requirement that it be completed in one year; however, it is expected that students will complete this program on a timely basis. It is offered under the direction of the UMass Dartmouth Psychology Department and courses are approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®). The certificate program meets the course content requirement to sit for the BACB® exam. Applicants should be familiar with the BACB® standards.

The BACB® requires applicants to complete 1500 hours of supervised fieldwork placement in behavior analysis. If students are not employed with an agency that provides appropriate fieldwork supervision, then they can enroll in the three 2-credit ABA Fieldwork Seminars based on space availability. If a student completes these Seminars, then the number of required placement hours is reduced to 1000.

Requirements:


Fall


Optional PSY 5xx ABA Fieldwork Seminar I - 2 credits

Spring


Optional: PSY 5xx ABA Fieldwork Seminar II - 2 credits

Summer


Optional: PSY 5xx ABA Fieldwork Seminar III - 2 credits

Total Credits: 15


Return to Colleges, Departments, and Programs Return to: Colleges, Departments, and Programs