Applied Behavior Analysis

Beginning Fall 2019 Daemen College's ABA coursework will be based on the BACB® 5th edition Task List. 

Campus and Online Programs Offered

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NYS Licensed Behavior Analyst helps people with Autism Spectrum Disorders learn new skills and improve challenging behavior.

The Daemen College ABA Program advances the field of behavior analysis to improve lives through education, research, and promotion of ethical, evidence-based practices.  

Daemen College has been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. (BACB), the international behavior analysis credentialing body, as a Verified Course Sequence (VCS) program.

  • The program meets the 270-hour coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®).
  • Daemen’s program is both NYS Registered and BACB VCS.
  • This certification applies to our On-Campus Amherst Program

Degree Programs

  • ABA Master's Degree for NYS Licensure and Certification
  • ABA Advanced Certificate for NYS Licensure and Certification
  • Non Degree Course Sequence for Board Certification Only
Non-degree Programs
  • BCBA Eligibility Program
  • BCBA® to NYS-LBA Eligibility Program

Degree Program Highlights

  • Experienced faculty to provide real-life examples and opportunities to learn in the area of ABA
  • Courses will include didactic, interactive, and clinical components, and will be delivered on Daemen's main campus in multiple formats including traditional classroom instruction infused with interactive activities
  • Opportunities to practice the development and evaluation of assessment and intervention, including behavior measurement, assessment, change elements, procedures, and systems
  • Learn ethical and professional practice in working with families, members of the community, and other practitioners
  • Includes a practicum course where students will obtain the required 150 hours of supervised clinical work under the direction of a Licensed Behavior Analyst
  • On-campus evening classes are geared toward the working professional
  • Partnerships with service agencies for experience hours
  • Following successful completion of the program, graduates will have completed the educational requirements to apply for licensure in New York State as a Licensed Behavior Analyst and board certification through the internationally recognized, Behavior Analyst Certification Board.  Additional requirements include successful completion of experience hours as specified by NYSED and the BACB (R).
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Program Information

Additional Information

For more information, contact the Graduate Admissions Office at 716-839-8225 or