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Applied Behavior Analysis Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

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Program Information

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The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis introduces students to one of the most frequently utilized treatment approaches for children and adults with special needs, such as autism and developmental disabilities. The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis program at Rowan University is designed to provide students with the necessary coursework required to apply for certification as a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA®). In addition to coursework, the BCaBA® certification requires a bachelor's degree, 1000 hours of supervised practice and passing the BCaBA certification exam.

For more information please see Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. standards at While the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc® has approved the courses in the Post-Baccalaureate program as meeting the coursework requirements for the Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst® certification, applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify for the BCaBA® certification.

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The Applied Behavior Analysis Post-Baccalaureate is a part-time program offered in face-to-face format. It requires the completion of 18 undergraduate semester hours.

  • 6 Courses / 18 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No

Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 18 S.H.
PSY 02325 Functional Behavior Assessment 3
PSY 02320 Single Subject Research Methodology 3
PSY 01424 Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis 3
PSY 02305 Applied Behavior Analysis 3
PSY 02310 Learning & Behavior 3
PSY 01425 Fieldwork in Applied Behavior Analysis 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives
  • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Two letters of recommendation (The applicant is encouraged to get at least one letter from a referent who can speak to the applicant's academic abilities, such as a former professor; and at least one letter from a referent who can speak to the applicant's professional abilities and behavior, such as a supervisor.)
  • Interview (Applicants will be contacted directly by the Faculty Admission Committee regarding the interview. The interview can be in person or via telephone.)
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