Counseling & School Psychology

Advanced Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

The Advanced Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis is designed for individuals who hold a masters degree in education, psychology, school psychology, or behavior analysis (or a masters degree in a related field approved by the New York State Education Department and/or the Behavior Analyst Certification Board) and who intend to become a Licensed Behavior Analyst in New York and Board Certified Behavior Analyst  (27 credits), or are seeking only the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® credential (18 credits).  

Applicants who intend to practice ABA in New York upon completion of the Advanced Certificate must pursue the NY LBA pathway.  Applicants who intend to practice ABA in another state upon completion of the Advanced Certificate may pursue the BCBA-only option (review state-by-state licensing information).

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. has verified the following courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.

○     CSP 655 Applied Behavior Analysis I

○     CSP 714 Academic Consultation in Multicultural Settings

○     CSP 801 Applied Behavior Analysis II

○     CSP 802 Applied Behavior Analysis III

○     CSP 803 Applied Behavior Analysis IV

○     CSP 804 Special Topics in Behavior Analysis (Topic: Ethics)

The ABA Certificate Program at LIU Brooklyn is a New York State Registered Program that leads to a Professional License in Behavior Analysis.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to review the NY Licensed Behavior Analyst pathways to licensure and the BACB pathways to certification.

For more information on the Advanced Certificate Program in Applied Behavior Analysis, contact Bryan J. Blair, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the BACB Verified Course Sequence,

Check out the LIU Brooklyn Undergraduate Bulletin to learn about degree requirements, course descriptions, and more.

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