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Oregon Tech now offers BACB(R) approved course sequences in Applied Behavior Analysis at the undergraduate and graduate levels!
NEW! Oregon Tech and Southern Oregon University have joined forces to offer a Master's Degree in Education with emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism.  The MEd combines Oregon Tech's Graduate Certificate in ABA with SOU's ASD course sequence.  For more information go to MEd - ABA & ASD or  contact marialynn.kessler@oit.edu.

Opportunity Awaits
In response to the growing demand for competent practitioners of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Oregon Tech now offers Undergraduate and Graduate coursework that will prepare students for these high-demand positions!

Meeting the Need for Qualified Professionals
BACB(R) Approved
Oregon Tech’s ABA Training Program is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board™ as meeting the coursework requirements for national certification for behavior analyst and assistant behavior analyst credentials. 
Licensure in Oregon
Oregon Tech's ABA course work meets the Oregon Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board course work requirements for licensing of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts. 

Program Details

The Oregon Tech ABA Training Program is designed to prepare students for work in the clinical setting. Whether enrolled at our Wilsonville or Klamath Falls campus, students will be exposed to our rigorous coursework that will provide the skills needed to meet the demand for well-qualified, credentialed providers at the state and national level. Opportunities for supervised clinical work through applied experience in actual practice settings are available through our network of community partners.

Master Degree in Education with Emphasis in ABA and ASD

This 45-credit MEd program combines Oregon Tech's 27-credit Graduate Certificate in ABA with 18 credits of SOU's Autism Spectrum Disorders course sequence.  The program provides rigorous training to meet the demand for well-qualified professionals to serve families and individuals with autism.

Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

The Graduate Certificate in ABA sequence consists of nine 10-week courses designed to prepare students for certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst® in a variety of clinical settings. Oregon residents who complete the program and earn certification as a BCBA® will be eligible to apply as a Licensed Behavior Analyst in Oregon. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved this course sequence as meeting the course work requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® exam. (Applicants for the BCBA® exam will have to meet additional requirements to qualify.)

BCaBA® Course Sequence

This undergraduate five course sequence is integrated within the Applied Psychology BS degree program. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved this course sequence as meeting the course work requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst® exam. (Applicants for the BCaBA® exam will have to meet additional requirements to qualify.)

Undergraduate Training in Organizational Behavior Management:

New to Oregon Tech: Our Applied Psychology undergraduate offerings in Industrial-Organizational Psychology has been extended to offer students additional training in the growing field of Organizational Behavior Management!

Students interested in OBM will be exposed to comprehensive coursework that will provide the foundations necessary to understand the utility of applied behavior analysis in organizational settings. Students embark on an incredible journey to enhance opportunities for businesses in the Klamath Basin, and gain experience conducting research in real-world settings with enthusiastic community partners! Contact Amy Loukus for additional opportunities in OBM.

For your convenience: ONLINE OFFERINGS!
Now Online! Our undergraduate coursework is now available via the Oregon Tech Online Applied Psychology Program. Allow our online courses to meet the demands of your busy schedule – Enroll in these flexible course offerings today!

Join the Team

There is no better time to become a Hustlin’ Owl! Students of Oregon Tech benefit from an array of services provided within the university and across the state. The applied focus of Oregon Tech degree programs ensures students graduate with the skills necessary to perform job duties that exceed employer expectations. Applied experience is a focus of Oregon Tech degree programs, and students of Oregon Tech’s ABA Training Program will gain experience through applied fieldwork and supervised practice.

We are here for you

Whether you are looking for an undergraduate, graduate, or online learning experience, Oregon Tech faculty and staff are committed to advancing student knowledge and assisting students in reaching their academic and professional goals. Students take advantage of our Student Success Center and Career Services, and may work directly with program faculty in choosing a career path that suits their desires.

What to expect from an Oregon Tech education

Oregon Institute of Technology offers innovative and rigorous applied degree programs in the areas of engineering, engineering technologies, health technologies, management, and the arts and sciences. To foster student and graduate success, the university provides an intimate, hands-on learning environment, focusing on application of theory to practice. Oregon Tech offers statewide educational opportunities for the emerging needs of Oregon’s citizens and provides information and technical expertise to state, national and international constituents.

  • Applied Degree Programs
  • Student and Graduate Success
  • Statewide Educational Opportunities
  • Public Service

Begin your Journey

Apply for undergraduate or graduate admissions via the Oregon Tech online Admissions application. New users can visit First-time user account creation and begin the application process. Returning users can simply log in to complete an existing application.

Important Deadlines

The standard deadline to submit your application and all required documents is three weeks before the start of the term. Graduate Applications are in paper form and may not be submitted online.

Questions? Contact us to Apply!

For More Information:

Dr. Maria Lynn Kessler

BACB Approved

Demand for Behavior Analysts:

Click on this link to learn more about the growing demand for behavior analysts!
Behavior Analyst Workforce Demand

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