Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis Overview The accredited online Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate will prepare clinical and educational leaders in the field of evidence-based interventions using behavior analytic theory and techniques. Leaders from this program will be highly successful candidates for institutions searching for knowledgeable and skilled behavior analytic consultants, program coordinators, senior clinical directors and interventionists.Program FeaturesThe program is flexible for full-time and part-time students.Students will have the option to complete their practicum at the AJ Drexel Autism Institute and in regional mental and behavioral health care provider agencies.The research and expertise of the AJ Drexel Autism Institute and the staff of the ABA program are published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and other top-tier behavioral and school psychology journals.Opportunity to publish master's or mentor supported research projects.The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved Drexel's Applied Behavior Analysis course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®. Applicants must meet additional requirements to qualify.State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved Drexel's Applied Behavior Analysis course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®. You must meet additional requirements to qualify.Required Courses EDEX 630Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change4.5EDEX 631Measurement and Experimental Design4.5EDEX 632Behavioral Assessment and Functional Analysis4.5EDEX 633Behavioral Interventions4.5EDEX 634Consultation, Systems Change and Supervision4.5EDEX 635Ethical Considerations and Professional Conduct4.5Total Credits27.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A master's degree from a regionally accredited institutionRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendation (professional or academic) An essay describing why you're interested in pursuing this program ResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsAn interview with faculty is also required. Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $894 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1192 per credit) This rate applies only to new online students.Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2016-2017 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.