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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 (R).
  • Daemen’s program is both NYS Registered and BACB VCS.
  • This certification applies to our On-Campus Amherst Program

Program Highlights

  • Evening classes are geared toward the working professional
  • 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
  • Partnerships with local service agencies for experience hours
  • Following completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to apply for licensure in New York State as a Licensed Behavior Analyst and board certification through the internationally recognized, Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Program Information

Additional Information

Contact Megan Beardi in Graduate Admission at or call 716-839-8225 or 800-462-7652