Apr 23, 2019  
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Needs and Behavioral Studies: Initial Licensure in Severe Disabilities (All)


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Please Note: This program includes the prerequisite preparation for Behavior Analyst Certification Board examination as Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Program of Study


Plus Comprehensive Examination


Total Degree Requirements: 42 credits


Completion Requirements


To successfully exit from the M.Ed./BCBA program with Initial License in Severe Disabilities and qualification to sit for the BACB certification examination, students must successfully complete all of the required courses and fieldwork. In addition, teachers seeking Massachusetts licensure as a Teacher of Students with Severe Disabilities (all levels) must pass the MTEL General Curriculum test in addition to passing the Communication and Literacy test. Students may be advised to take additional subject matter courses for meeting the above DESE requirements.


Students seeking a BCBA credential must take and pass the qualifying examination administered by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

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