Please Note: This program includes the prerequisite preparation for Behavior Analyst Certification Board examination as Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Candidates must hold the Initial License as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK–8, 5–12) and possess at least three years of employment in the role. In addition, candidates must be able to document that they have completed a one-year induction program with a mentor plus 50 hours of mentored experience beyond their induction year.
To successfully exit from the Appropriate Master’s Degree program in partial fulfillment of eligibility requirements for Professional Licensure as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities and eligibility to take the BCBA examination, students must successfully complete all of the required courses and, where relevant, the required fieldwork and comprehensive examination.
Students seeking the BCBA credential must also take and pass the qualifying examination administered by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).