Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

The certification in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is designed to prepare professionals with undergraduate degrees in education or related fields to use Applied Behavior Analysis to create, coordinate and/or implement ABA-based interventions with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities.

ABA Certificate Coordinator

Tia Schultz
Email: schulttr@uww.edu
Winther 5045
Phone: 262-472-5375

Entrance Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree
  • A minimum of 2.75 overall grade point average

Note: Credits earned in the ABA certification program may also count toward the Master of Science in Education degree program in special education, professional development emphasis.

Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

Degree Requirements

The online Applied Behavior Analysis certificate is 18 graduate credits. All credits can count toward a MSE in special education through the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, if you are interested. The program is fully online and our department is accredited through both National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The online modules stress only evidenced-based interventions and courses go through an accreditation process called Quality Matters to ensure that the online access is as seamless as possible.

The courses are offered in the following rotation:

SPECED 709ADVANCED PRINCIPLES OF APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (offered summer)3
SPECED 708METHODS FOR TEACHING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (offered summer)3
SPECED 640ADVANCED BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION STRATEGIES (offered fall)3
SPECED 701ADVANCED METHODOLOGY AND PRACTICES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (offered spring)3
SPECED 710ADVANCED APPLICATIONS IN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (offered summer)3
SPECED 711ETHICS IN RESEARCH AND APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (offered summer)3
Total Units18