Behavior Specialist Certificate

The behavior specialist certificate fulfills some of the requirements for a Behavioral Specialist License in Pennsylvania. Courses are delivered 100% online.

What Will I Learn?

The courses in this program are:

  • PSY 518 - Behavior Analysis
  • PSY 539 - Community Psychology
  • PSY 543 - Behavioral Treatment and Systems Support

What are the requirements for this degree?

The certificate requires the completion of three courses.

Those pursuing a Behavioral Specialist License in Pennsylvania are responsible for gaining the necessary 1,000 hours of clinical experience and one year of experience involving functional behavior assessment.


What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Behavior specialists work in organizations and agencies focused on helping children and adult populations with disabilities.

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have?

This is a high quality, flexible and accessible education at an affordable price.

You can pursue the Behavior Specialist Certificate as part of the Master of Science in Applied Psychology program's requirements with no additional courses necessary and still finish the master's program in 30 credits.