2016-2017 Graduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog > Programs and Course Descriptions > Special Education > Applied Behavior Analyst Certification
The Applied Behavior Analyst Certification program prepares the candidate for eligibility to apply to the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) for entrance into the Board Certification examination. The BACB currently offers the examination several times per year. Additional requirements are described by the BACB.
Description of Program
This program begins the sequence in the Fall session. The six- course sequence is then completed in three semesters.
The ABA program submission deadline is March 1 for Summer admission.
Applied Behavior Analyst (ABA) certification requires a graduate degree (in education, psychology or a related field) and completion of an approved certification preparation program. Candidates currently holding a graduate degree in education, psychology or a related field can complete the ABA certification preparation program as a stand-alone program. Candidates who do not yet hold a graduate degree in education, psychology or a related field can complete the ABA certification preparation program while pursuing their M.Ed. The six-course sequence is completed in four years. The ABA program certification program begins the sequence in the Fall semester.
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