Center for Behavior Analysis, Research, and Service

Center for Behavior Analysis, Research, and Service

Center for Behavior Analysis

The Center for Behavior Analysis, Research & Services at Rowan University promotes the science of applied behavior analysis through education, research, and service to individuals, families, and organizations at a local, regional, and national level. Currently, our service component of the mission is under development; however, the faculty may consult with individuals and agencies.
Selected as one of the top 35 ABA programs in the United States by Action Behavior Centers!

New opportunities for treatment through a research project are now available for preschool children diagnosed with autism.

Coursework: Rowan University offers three coursework programs in applied behavior analysis:

  • Concentration Program in ABA for Psychology Majors: The Concentration in Behavioral Services for Children and Families offers the approved coursework for students to become Board Certified assistant Behavior Analysts *(there are other requirements necessary to become a BCaBA). Note:  Students must apply for the Concentration after taking PSY 02310 Learning and Behavior.  Students need to reserve 4 semesters to take this coursework. This program is not offered online.
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Applied Behavior Analysis: This certificate program offers coursework for individuals with Bachelor degrees who are interested in becoming a BCaBA* . Note: We do not offer this program online.
  • Master of Art in ABA: The Master of Art in Applied Behavior Analysis fulfills the coursework requirements for becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (there are other requirements necessary to become certified as a BCBA. Note: We do not offer this program online
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in ABA (CAGS in ABA) This certificate program is for individuals with a Master’s degree in Education or Psychology who are interested in completing the necessary coursework to become a BCBA* 

Upcoming Events: Information about regional workshops and continuing education events, student meetings, fundraising events and other events related to applied behavior analysis

Research: Information about the programs of research at Rowan

Service: Information about services for children and families

Students/Alumni: Employment opportunities, Rowan Reinforcement Record Newsletters, and information about how to become certified as a BCaBA or BCBA

Links: Links to professional organizations, online journals and other resources for the profession of ABA


 *There are other requirements necessary to become a BCaBA or BCBA