UofL's Graduate Certificate in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis provides practitioners with advanced knowledge in autism research and behavioral analytic approaches to skill development and the treatment of challenging behavior.
Students receive rigorous academic work within the program's carefully designed course sequence that is taught by faculty with practical and research experience in autism and applied behavior analysis.
Upon completion of the program's approved courses, students with a master's degree must complete a 1,500 hour practicum to be eligible to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification Exam. For more information on certification, go to www.bacb.com/.
Please have transcripts sent to:
School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
If transcripts are sent electronically,
please have them sent to the following e-mail: gradadm @ louisville.edu
GRE requirements are:
• 147 for the verbal section
• 142 for the quantitative section
Certification in applied behavior analysis demonstrates a level of competency in research-based principles for education and the treatment of challenging behavior.
The reported increase in the number of children with autism suggests growth in the availability of positions for behavior analysts. Therefore, teachers with certifications in special education and applied behavior analysis will likely be more competitive for teaching positions.
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Learn more about this program by visiting the CEHD website: http://louisville.edu/education/departments/sped.
Dr. Rob Pennington
Dr. Monica Delano