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Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis


The Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate 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 4031
Phone: (262) 472-5375

Special Education Graduate Program Coordinator:

Shannon Stuart
Email: stuarts@uww.edu
Winther 4042
Phone: (262) 472-4877



Entrance Requirements:

  • A Bachelor Degree
  • A minimum of 2.75 overall grade point average
  • Applicants for this program must have taken SPECED 205 Psychology of the Exceptional Child or equivalent or have instructor permission.

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 15 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:

  1. SPECED 709 ADVANCED PRINCIPLES OF APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (3 u offered summer)
  2. SPECED 708 METHODS FOR TEACHING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (3 u offered summer)
  3. SPECED 640 ADVANCED BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION STRATEGIES (3 u offered fall)
  4. SPECED 701 ADVANCED METHODOLOGY AND PRACTICES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3 u offered spring)
  5. SPECED 710 ADVANCED APPLICATIONS OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (3 u offered summer)
  6. SPECED 711 ETHICS IN RESEARCH AND APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (3 u offered summer)

Applying is easy. You print the application via our homepage www.uww.edu click Graduate School, click online application. You can send it in through the mail or send it through email. The department does not require letters of recommendation. You do need to send in transcripts and the 56.00 application fee.


Dr. Tia Schultz who coordinates the program would love to chat with you more about the program. Feel free to contact her by phone 262-472-5375 or email schulttr@uww.edu


The website for tuition information is https://uwwcost.uww.edu/
The website for financial aid is http://www.uww.edu/financialaid/