Applied Behavior Analysis, Certificate

Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • Fully Online
  • 12
  • $412.00
  • $412.00

Why Pursue This Program

The online Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate focuses on the scientific discipline concerned with applying techniques based upon the principles of learning to change behaviors of social significance.

Students choose this program because:

  • Of interest in social or behavioral psychology.  
  • A desire to learn more about behavior and how to change it.  
  • Of a passion for working with individuals with behavioral or developmental needs.   

The certificate program is for those individuals who already have a Masters, Educational Specialist or Ph.D. degree and wish to acquire additional knowledge and skills in applied behavior analysis. 

This ABA certificate program from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) does not lead to Board Certification in Behavior Analysis unless one takes all six courses in the BACB approved course sequence listed below and the BACB practicum (750-1000 hours). In addition, the individual's degree must be in Psychology or Education or Applied Behavior Analysis.

The online ABA program is offered jointly through the UNO School Psychology Program and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) Psychology Department.

This program is ideal for professionals who wish to work as:

  • Behavior Analysts  
  • Special Educators  
  • Behavioral Therapist  
  • Psychologist 

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.


Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.