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, have a qualifying degree, and pass an exam.REQUEST PROGRAM INFORMATION
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.APPLY ONLINE
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. Individuals who can benefit from this program include behavioral specialists, teachers, therapists, educational consultants, school psychologists, social workers, clinical psychologists and medical professionals.
Courses provide transferable graduate credit and may be transferred into other degree programs if approved. Most credits that are earned in the certificate program can transfer into the MS in School Psychology program provided that the student meets the requirements of admission to matriculate into the MS program.
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.
This program is delivered online. If you experience any issues or have a complaint regarding the online programming, please complete our online course complaint form.