Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

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In this program, you will complete a series of graduate-level classes approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and the Fresno Pacific University certificate committee. Coursework will prepare you to assist people to learn new behaviors, increase or reduce existing behaviors and teach individuals when to use specific behaviors in specific instances. The scope of these services ranges from addressing challenging behaviors of an individual to changing the behavior of an entire organization, school or school-community.

Highlights

  • Small class sizes
  • Evening classes

Career opportunities

This certification program is especially valuable for individuals pursuing their master’s in school counseling and/or school psychology because of the increasing demand in schools for expertise in developing systematic individual behavior support plans.

Program director

Robert P. Murray, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of School Psychology PPS School Psychology Program Director PPS School Counseling/School Psychology Dual Program Co-Director

David Weber, Psy.D., NCSP, LEP

Assistant Professor of School Counseling and School Psychology

Admission requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Three reference forms
  • Statement of intent
  • Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree
  • Orientation interview with BCBA enrollment adviser

Prerequisites

  • Master’s degree in school counseling, school psychology or a related area*
  • or
  • Advancement to candidacy for the school counseling/school psychology dual credential or master’s program*