Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Online Certificate

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Online Certificate

There is a significant need for well-trained and properly certified individuals to work with students with challenging behaviors. Individuals who are certified at the BCBA level are practitioners who provide behavior analytic services in a variety of environments, to students, families, and schools. The LMU-BCBA is a 4-term (16-month long), 7-course graduate-level certification program in behavior analysis. This course sequence meets the requirements for both the 4th Task List and 5th Task List (Changes in January 2022). The curriculum is approved by the Behavior Analysts Certification Board (BACB) and Applied Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). All program faculty are doctoral level professors and hold current BCBA certification. This is a unique fully online program with the same individual attention and access to professors and the Director of the BCBA Program that you would receive taking an on-campus program. Learn more about the LMU BCBA program.

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Course Sequence

  1. EDSP 5500 - Fall 2019 - Concepts and Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
  2. EDSP 5600 - Fall 2019 - Philosophical Assumptions of Applied Behavior Analysis
  3. EDSP 5501 - Spring 2020 - Behavior Assessment and Measurement
  4. EDSP 5502 - Spring 2020 - Behavior Change 1 - Reinforcement, Stimulus Control, Teaching New Behaviors, and Supervision
  5. EDSP 5503 - Summer 2020 - Behavior Change 2 - Verbal Behavior, Preventing and Reducing Unwanted Behaviors, and Supervision
  6. EDSP 5504 - Fall 2020 - Experimental Design and Data Interpretation
  7. EDSP 5505 - Summer 2020 - Ethical Compliance and Professionalism