The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitative and Human Services Mission
It is the mission of the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitative and Human Services program to provide every student with the best preparation for meeting the needs of a diverse population of individuals and their families.
Description of Program:
The Special Education and Rehabilitative and Human Services department at East Stroudsburg University offers an Applied Behavior Analysis program. The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the program's 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. Additional requirements, including required supervised hours, are described on the BACB website.
This program is specifically designed for individuals with a background in education or human services. BCBAs teach others to carry out ethical and effective behavior analytic interventions based on published research and designs that deliver instruction in behavior analysis. BCBAs supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts and others who implement behavior analytic interventions.
Programs offered include the Master of Education in Special Education with ABA Concentration and an Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration. Please click above for more information on each program.
The BACB Fifth Edition Task List is organized into the two following sections. For specific learning outcomes under each section, please see the BACB Fifth Edition Task List.
- Philosophical Underpinnings
- Concepts and Principles
- Measurement, Data Display, and Interpretation
- Experimental Design
- Ethics (Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts)
- Behavior Assessment
- Behavior-Change Procedures
- Selecting and Implementing Interventions
- Personnel Supervision and Management
Applied Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Verified Course Sequence
BACB Pass Rate Data - view BACB pass rate data
Acceptable fields of study are behavior analysis, education, or psychology.
Professional Licensure Disclosures and Distance Learning State Authorization: Applicants who are applying to programs that may lead to licensure in states other than Pennsylvania must be aware of the various state professional licensure requirements. Please see ESU's professional licensure disclosures and check licensure requirements by occupation and state at CareerOneStop.