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School of Human Sciences and Humanities
2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Texas Medical Center
Houston, TX 77058
Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
The goal of the Behavior Analysis M.A. Program is to provide students with a well-rounded foundation in psychology and behavior analysis through an integrated sequence of coursework, practicum, and research activities.
Students obtain competency in the basic principles of learning and the application of these principles with particular emphasis on interventions for children with developmental disabilities. Practicum and research experiences are provided in home, school, and clinic settings.
The program includes a course sequence and practicum that have been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc®. Students completing the coursework and practicum requirements of the program will be eligible to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam.
The coursework also prepares graduates who are interested in becoming Licensed
Furthermore, graduates will be prepared to pursue doctoral degrees in psychology or behavior analysis.
The Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate is designed for individuals who have already earned a master’s degree in Psychology or a related discipline and who would like to complete the coursework and practicum required to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam.
# of Credits Required: 42
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $100 (residents), $377 (non-residents) plus fees
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999