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Applying to the program

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Who should apply?

This program is designed for:

  • Undergraduates studying psychology or a related human services field (e.g. education, kinesiology)
  • Individuals who have a Bachelor’s degree and want to enrich their skillsets in behaviour assessment and intervention
  • Those seeking to understand complex behaviours in a variety of settings and populations
  • Support service workers (e.g. judicial, social work, law, teaching) looking to add to their current expertise by understanding and using applied behaviour analysis

Admission Requirements

All applicants must:

  • Meet UNB admission requirements
  • Provide a resume that outlines academic and relevant work/volunteer experience
  • Submit a statement of interest outlining:
    • Whether you want to complete the program online or on-campus
    • Your goals and objectives in pursuing training in Applied Behaviour Analysis, including professional or career goals
    • Any relevant experience or interests related to applied behaviour analysis or any helping profession
  • Have two letters of recommendation:
    • Academic referee: a professional individual who is aware of the applicant's scholastic ability within a post-secondary setting
    • Supervisor referee: an individual who has supervised the applicant in a clinical or applied setting
  • Have completed, or be in the process of completing, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, or a related field
  • Have completed 6 credit hours of Introductory Psychology with a grade of at least a B within the previous 7 years
  • Have a minimum of a B average in all coursework

Application deadlines

Online program: Applications are reviewed as they are received.

On-campus: March 31 for admission for the fall semester.

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Current UNB students

  • Current UNB students who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program are required to complete the Undergraduate Transfer Request Form.
  • Please declare your interest in taking the ABA Certificate program concurrently with your current degree program.
  • Submit the completed form, along with the supplementary documents listed under "admission requirements", to the Registrar’s Office (Admissions) for processing.

New applicants to UNB

Note: Successful applicants will be required to submit a current criminal background check.

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