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Psychology Programs

Enlighten yourself to the wonders of human behavior.

Your curiosity combined with your eagerness to understand will take you far. We’re just here to help you turn what you already love into a rewarding and fulfilling career.

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Behavior Analysis and Techniques Certificate 

This certificate will train you in the theory behind behavior analysis and offer hands-on experience that may prepare you to sit for the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Exam of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. An RBT is a paraprofessional who works under the supervision of a board-certified behavior analyst to implement intervention or assessment plans for individuals with behavioral problems, such as children with autism.

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Program Highlights

  • The development of critical-thinking, research, and evaluation skills
  • Experience with data analysis, interpretation, and abstract reasoning
  • The acquisition of behavior-change skills
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue education



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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • acquired knowledge about human development, principles of behavior change, behavioral disorders, and ethical issues related to the field of behavior analysis.
  • applied behavioral intervention skills in a supervised setting where such services are provided.
  • prepared for employment as a behavior technician.
Next stop: a successful future.
  • Behavior Technician
  • Caseworker
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Drug and Alcohol Counselor
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Juvenile Detention Worker
  • Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Medical Doctor
  • Mental Health Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist