The need for highly skilled professionals that can assess and support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other neurodevelopmental and behavioral disorders has never been greater.
PCOM’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Certificate online program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals by providing flexible, convenient access to coursework.
The 18-credit online ABA certificate program meets the guidelines established by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and fulfills the coursework requirement to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam. In order to obtain the BCBA credential, students must also complete a supervised field experience and pass an exam.
PCOM has two options for admission into the certification program:
Both options offer the same coursework.
Upon completion of the certification program, students will have solid skills in the areas of comprehensive behavioral assessment, intervention and consultation.
This program is designed for individuals interested in learning about behavioral assessment and intervention as it relates to positive change within the learning environment, as well as home and other applied settings.
Courses provide transferable graduate credit and may be transferred into other degree programs if approved.VIEW COURSE SEQUENCE
Individuals who can benefit from this program include:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has been approved by Pennsylvania to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
Additionally, the ABA certificate program meets the guidelines established by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and fulfills the coursework requirement to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam.