Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

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Students taking coursework can only enroll in classes in the Fall, Spring, or Summer Extensions through Outreach College.

Please refer directly to their website for registration deadlines.


Information regarding requirements and applications on this program page are for those seeking the coursework only. Those that seek to take the coursework will be applying to Outreach College as an unclassified student. Therefore, information shown below are for requirements necessary towards certification. Please refer directly to the BACB Website for the most current and detailed information.

For those interested in pursuing the BCBA coursework within our Master's in Special Education program, please refer to the MEd- SPED program page for necessary requirements and application information.

BCBA Certification Requirements
• Master's Degree from an accredited institution (in a related field determined by BACB)
• Approved sequence of core behavior analytic coursework
• Supervised practical experience hours
• Pass BCBA examination


Those seeking to take the approved coursework only must apply through Outreach College. Transcripts are NOT needed unless requested. Please notify one of the program co-coordinators of your intent prior to registering for courses. 

Program Co-Coordinators:

Patricia Sheehey, Ph.D., BCBA, ACS
Jennifer Ninci, Ph.D., BCBA-D

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