Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and autism certifications

By College of Applied Human Services Editor

Updated almost 4 years ago

Enrollment in Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) pre-approved Third and Fourth task edition coursework is now available.

Get started on completing your BACB approved course work in preparation for your BCBA exam. Increase your skills and abilities or start preparing your staff for improved quality of services and increase employee retention.

Enrollment is also open for Qualified Autism Services Practitioner (QASP) and Applied Behavior Analyst Technician (ABAT) approved coursework. 

It's easy to get started right now. Simply click on a course to learn more or call 805-691-9367 to talk to us directly!

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  • EDNU9005: BCBA 1 - Principles & Characteristics of Behavior

    Training hours: 45.0

    This is the first course of the BCBA 3rd task Edition course sequence, offered by Brandman University, required for certification by the BACB as a BCBA. This course focuses on the basic concepts in the field of applied behavior analysis, preparing students for the application of behavioral principles in various settings.


  • EDNU9007: BCBA 3 - Experimental Evaluation, Measurement, Data Display, Interpretation and Ethical Considerations

    Training hours: 45.0

    This is the third course of the BCBA Third Task Edition course sequence, offered by Brandman University, required for certification by the BACB as a BCBA. In this course, students learn about and be able to select appropriate experimental designs for the evaluation of interventions, including explaining the logic and benefits of single subject designs vs. group research design approaches.


  • EDNU9008: BCBA 4 - Behavior Change Procedures and Systems Support

    Training hours: 45.0

    This is the fourth course of the BCBA Third Task Edition course sequence, offered by Brandman University, required for certification by the BACB as a BCBA. Students will be able to identify the ultimate outcomes for the person or persons involved, identify sequential or concurrent intermediate outcomes, identify the behavior or behaviors targeted for change in observable and measurable terms, and establish positive interpersonal relationships using behavior change procedures.


  • EDNU9006: BCBA 2 - Behavior Assessment and Ethics in Behavior Analysis

    Training hours: 45.0

    This is the second course of the BCBA Third Task Edition course sequence, offered by Brandman University, required for certification by the BACB as a BCBA. In this course, students learn to assess and analyze behavior in ABC format, scatter plot, and interviews, and will discriminate between functional assessment and functional analysis. The course is based upon the BACB® Third Edition Task List.


  • EDNU9009: BCBA 5 - Advanced Topics in Applied Behavior Analysis and Ethics

    Training hours: 45.0

    This is the fifth course of the BCBA Third Task Edition course sequence, offered by Brandman University, required for certification by the BACB as a BCBA. Students will be able to identify the definition of each of the major concepts addressed and discussed in the “Intensive Specialty Topics” classes. Students will be able to correctly identify the uses and implementation of these as they are used in practical, applied situations with client populations, or with organizations/businesses for which the student may later consult or be employed.