Minor in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Studies

Transforming lives The Felician Way.

Autism Spectrum Disorder is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United states, and New Jersey happens to have the highest rate of autism in the nation. Because of this, compassionate and caring individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to support those with autism are highly sought after. This program will prepare you to become a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) to improve the livelihoods of uniquely-abled individuals across the world.

This program offers you the chance to study how uniquely-abled individuals can learn. Preparing professions to understand behavioral patterns in relation to the environment will help you teach students how to increase positive behavior. ABA therapy helps to improve communication, social, and academic skills as well as promote attention and community involvement. Discover how you can help uniquely-abled learners improve their independence while preparing for the Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst exam to become certified by the internationally recognized Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

Currently, we have Board Approved Task List IV program and are seeking Task List V approval. In our current 18-credit program, you will take four courses to learn evidence-based approaches for conducting behavioral assessments and for designing, implementing, and evaluating intervention programs. You will also participate in two practicum experiences under the direct supervision of leading Board Certified Behavior Analysts Doctors (BCBA-Ds).