Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

The department of intervention services and leadership in education offers a graduate certificate program in applied behavior analysis. The certificate in applied behavior analysis (ABA) prepares a variety of school and community professionals with the knowledge and experience needed to better understand human behavior and to positively impact a wide spectrum of individuals with specific behavioral needs. This certificate program can be completed concurrently while pursuing a graduate degree or as a stand-alone certificate and meets the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)-required 270 classroom hours of graduate-level instruction. Supervision hours, required for certification, are arranged and completed by the student separately from the coursework. For more information, please see the BACB website1. This graduate certificate can be earned in conjunction with an existing master’s degree program or taken as postbachelor's nondegree Category A student. 

The university provides the education necessary to meet licensure eligibility requirements in the State of Kansas. Licensure, though, is granted by the state rather than the university. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.