Cal State Monterey Bay offers a Certificate Program in Behavior Analysis. The program consists of the following four university courses:
- SPED 566: Behavior Intervention and Support (3 units) - Behavior Intervention and Support
- SPED 571: Teaching and Assessing Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 units) - Teaching and Assessing Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- SPED 681: Advanced Behavior Supports (3 units) - Advanced Behavior Supports
- SPED 578: Seminar in Behavior Analysis (3 units) - Seminar in Behavior Analysis
These courses are only offered on campus in online and hybrid online delivery modes. Students who are not already enrolled in one of our special education credential programs may enroll in these courses through CSUMB’s Open University.
Upon completion of these courses, students will receive a Certificate of Completion from Cal State Monterey Bay in the area of Behavior Analysis. Furthermore, the Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the above courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination. Pass-rate data are not published for sequences with fewer than six first-time candidates in a single year or for sequences within their first four years of operation. For more information on certification in behavior analysis please see the BACB web site.