Certificate in Behavior Analysis

Units required for Certificate: 20

Program Description

The undergraduate Behavior Analysis Certificate qualifies students for positions requiring the application of behavior analysis in educational settings and health and human service agencies. Specialized coursework is taken concurrently with established degree requirements. Courses for the Certificate program are applicable toward course requirements for the major.

To receive the Sacramento State certification in Behavior Analysis, students must:

  • complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in Psychology or a related field;
  • achieve a passing grade of "C" or better in each of the BA Certificate Program courses.

Additional certification information may be obtained from the Psychology Department Office.

Program Requirements

PSYC 171Applied Behavior Analysis3
PSYC 181Experimental Analysis of Behavior4
PSYC 184Clinical Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis4
PSYC 185Psychology of Exceptional Children3
PSYC 129Behavioral Research Methods3
PSYC 191Ethics in Behavior Analysis3
Total Units20