Texas Tech University

Applied Behavior Analysis - Graduate Certificate

Program Description

ABA Verified Course Sequence logoThe Graduate School Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is unique in that it provides students the opportunity to advance their skills through an online learning program from anywhere in the world. In addition, the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has verified the following course sequence as meeting coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®. Applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify.

Offered: Online

Program Handbook

Career Opportunities With This Degree

Behavior analysts often work as consultants to individuals, to schools, or to agencies such as child welfare organizations and residential treatment programs where their goal is to enhance abilities, performance, and overall quality of life of the children or adults who receive their services. Behavior Analysts often specialize in working with specific populations of individuals such as autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, traumatic head injuries, mental health issues, early childhood populations, geriatric populations, etc.

Application Requirements

Visit the Graduate Application Process page for more information.

Semester in which the program can be started

Continuous enrollment, students may begin coursework in Fall or Spring semesters.

Estimated Hours to Completion

18 hours of coursework.

For more details refer to the handbook

Financial Aid

Scholarships and assistantships for doctoral students are available through the office of graduate education and research in the College of Education.


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Tuition & Fees

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Dr. L.J. Gould

Program Faculty

Stacy Carter, PhD., BCBA-D

David Richman, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Devender Banda, PhD., BCBA-D