About this course
Behavior analysis is a specific approach to the understanding of human behavior. An applied behavior analyst is someone who has in-depth knowledge of the field and methods of the study of the science of behavior and technology of behavior derived from this science.
Behavior analysts use environmental change procedures to improve the lives of people. Behavior analysis services help people learn new and relevant behaviors and it has been successful at many levels, from interventions with individuals to improvements at an organizational level. Examples of these services include the development of training procedures that build verbal skills in children with autism, helping teachers to work with students in inclusive settings, and improving academic outcomes in schools.
- A graduate application, including personal statements, to be completed online.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better. Passing scores on the Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and Math can be submitted when the GPA is below 3.0
- Students holding a B.A. or B.S. degree in Education who are seeking an initial teaching certification (Instructional I) must submit passing scores from a provider of one of the approved basic skills assessment tests: PAPA, CORE, SAT or ACT.