Graduate Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis comprises two trimesters of part-time study. Students complete four courses (delivered as six-week online intensives) via a combination of learning activities that focus on real world application of knowledge and skills. At the end of the program, students will have developed a deep understanding of the key concepts, principles, and theoretical underpinnings of Applied Behaviour Analysis and have applied them to case scenarios involving assessment, intervention, and adherence to ethical and professional practice issues to support learning and achieve positive and meaningful changes in behaviour. The program caters for students who want to apply the knowledge and skills to their everyday lives including teachers, allied health professionals, managers, principals, and parents/caregivers. In addition, the program provides a pathway towards external certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) or Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA). Students wishing to pursue external certification must: refer to the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board website for full information.


  • Assessing and Measuring Behaviour
  • Behaviour Change Interventions
  • Ethical and Professional Conduct in Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis

Standard entry requirements



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Study pathways

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis may be eligible to apply for the Master of Applied Behaviour Analysis (5744).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $17,250 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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