Admission Requirements

We have rolling admissions and you can start fall, spring or summer.

Application Deadlines:

  • Spring start: December 20
  • Summer start: May 20
  • Fall start: August 20

You must hold a master’s degree to earn this certificate and the program is appropriate for educators and those in a school setting, who want to work with the autistic spectrum population.

All applicants to the Advanced Certificate Program in Behavior Analysis should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in psychology, education, applied behavior analysis (ABA) or related field from an accredited institution (please note that a degree in speech therapy does not meet this requirement).
  • Minimum master’s GPA of 3.0.

Admission to the program is highly competitive and on a selective basis. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

Ready to Apply?

Every applicant must fill out the online application, which includes:

  • Official graduate transcripts mailed directly from the issuing institutions
  • Two recommendation letters from employers and/or professors
  • Personal statement of goals and objectives, including your reasons for choosing this field and Touro College
  • Proof of immunization

Credits to be transferred must be submitted upon application to the Program Coordinator and will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Online Application Instructions:

  1. Location where you wish to apply: select "Touro College".
  2. School/College to which you wish to apply: select "Touro College School of Health Sciences".
  3. Degree Program for which you wish to apply: select "Advanced Certificte Program in Behavior Analysis".


Reach out to the admissions office with any questions.