(SIMS Code: 331998)
The behavior analysis certificate provides the foundational knowledge for educators, psychologists, and other interventionists to provide intervention practices based on principles of behavior analysis. The courses are approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board as the content sequence required prior to taking the examination.
Prerequisites for admission include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in child and family development, education, liberal studies, psychology, social sciences, or other helping profession with a 2.85 grade point average in the last 60 units. Students must complete 15 units and maintain a 3.0 minimum grade point average in all certificate coursework with no less than a C in any course. Courses taken in the certificate program with a grade of B or better may be applied to a master’s degree with the consent of the graduate adviser.