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Why this program?

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The ABA Certificate is the first program of its kind in Atlantic Canada that meets the coursework requirements needed to apply for the BACB®'s Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst® (BCaBA®) examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.


  • Flexible. Courses are offered on-campus and online to accommodate different schedules. Online courses are self-paced to meet the needs of all learners.
  • High-quality. Courses are developed and taught by Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA®s) with a diverse range of clinical and research expertise.
  • Verified. The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has verified that our curriculum covers all required content areas.
  • Breadth and depth. Coursework prepares you for the foundations and applications of behaviour analysis in a variety of settings.
  • Hands-on. The practical experience provides hands-on learning to conduct behavioural assessments as well as develop and implement behaviour change programs for on-campus and online students.
  • In demand. Offers the necessary course requirements to be eligible to apply to write the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®) Assistant Level examination. People who hold BCaBA® Certification are highly sought after by employers.

With this certificate program, you will meet or exceed international certification requirements for mid-level behaviour analysts.

The Certificate in ABA Program also prepares students, who wish to continue to develop their professional repertoire, to enter graduate programs.

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Email: abacredit@unb.ca