Prepare to become a board-certified behavior analyst with PennWest’s 100% online Applied Behavior Analysis certificate. Applied behavior analysis is widely recognized as a best practice for instruction and behavioral management for individuals with exceptionalities. It may also be applied at large corporations in “organizational behavior management” to improve worker productivity and to address the behavioral and instructional needs of individuals in a wide variety of settings.
Under the guidance of experienced faculty, you will learn the foundations of applied behavior analysis, as well as assessments and interventions. You’ll also gain insight into the professional and ethical issues surrounding practice in this field. An evidence-based capstone experience and a full literature review will further enhance your knowledge.
Choose either the Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate or the Applied Behavior Analysis and Competent Learner Model Certificate and prepare to sit for the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam.
Approximately 3.5 million Americans live with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Enhance your professional career through this 21-credit online certificate.
This PennWest certificate program meets CAEP and ABAI/BACB verification.
Earn a PennWest’s Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate online and work at your own pace, on your own time.
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Learn effective behavioral techniques to help others achieve their full potential through PennWest’s ABA Certificate. Applied behavior analysis is widely recognized as a best practice for instruction and behavioral management for individuals with exceptionalities. It can also be applied at large corporations in "organizational behavior management" to improve worker productivity and to address the behavioral and instructional needs of individuals in a wide variety of settings.
This 100% online certificate program focuses on the use of evidence-based practices. Expert faculty will serve as your mentors and guides as you complete a research-based capstone project and prepare for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam and your career in behavior management.
What Can I Do with a Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis?
You can have an impact on the lives of others in a variety of ways in a number of different settings. You may work in hospitals, clinics, mental health facilities or community agencies, or opt to work in corporations or government agencies. Typically, BCBAs work directly with patients and often help families or other caregivers manage the care of the patient.
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PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.