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M.S. with BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) Coursework


Beginning in the Fall of 2009, the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation at Utah State University began offering a 3-year Master's sequence that will prepare individuals as Behavior Specialists.  Participants will complete the coursework necessary to sit for the National Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA) exam (individuals already possessing a Master's degree can apply to take only BCBA-preparation courses).  Students will gain valuable clinical and research experience that will strengthen their professional skills and/or prepare them for further graduate study.

BCBA Pass Rates

For more information about the program, contact: Sarah Pinkelman

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Extended to June 1, 2019

BACB VCS LogoThe Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has verified the following course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®. Applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify.

BCBA course sequence verification number is 4263

Master's and BCBA Sequence

M.S. with BCBA Coursework Application Requirements

  • Application (Apply online through the School of Graduate Studies)
  • Application fee ($55)
  • GRE Scores (Scores at or above the 40th percentile)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (Applicants should assure that letters speak to their experience or potential in the area of behavior analysis)
  • Official Transcripts (GPA of 3.00 on the last 60 credits of college work)
  • BCBA Application Letter

M.S. with BCBA Planning Guide
Job Aid Planning Guide

BCBA Course Sequence ONLY

This is for those who already have a qualifying Master’s, per the BACB® requirements.

Application Process: Submit the following to Brittni

  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter Interest
  3. 2 Letters of recommendation
  4. Deadline is June 1, 2019

BCBA Course Sequence ONLY Planning Guide
Job Aid Planning Guide

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