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Academic and Experiential Learning Programs


  • Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)
    The Department offers a program that allows students to become Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts® (PDF, BCABAs®). For this, they (a) take 135 content hours in areas such as basic principles, application, and ethics in seven courses pre-approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board® (BACB®); (b) complete 1000 hours of field experience in three consecutive practicums supervised by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (e.g., faculty members); and (c) complete the major and their degree. They may then take the examination. Students interested in pursuing this certification should speak with Dr. Dozier, who coordinates course requirements for the Department.
  • Service-Learning Certifications at KU
  • Leadership Studies Certification at KU


Career Opportunities

ABS Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony

To rsvp for the ABS undergraduate recognition ceremony, please click here.
You MUST fill out this form in order to receive a personalized certificate from the department.

For your name to appear in the program, you must respond by Monday, May 1st at 8:00 a.m.

The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13th at 9:00 a.m. in the Kansas Union Ballroom.
It is intended for Fall 2016 graduates and candidates for Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduation.

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Questions about the Graduate Program?

If you have questions about our graduate program, please contact Dr. Edward Morris, Director of Graduate Studies, at ekm@ku.edu

Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
  • 23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times