Professional Development Program Available in Applied Behavior Analysis
MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Tech’s Professional Development Program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) starts Jan. 22, 2007 with the offering of the first
course in the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® pre-approved three-course sequence. All classes will meet on the university’s main campus in
The first course, “Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis,” will be taught by Dr. Jose A. Martinez-Diaz, BCBA, associate professor and chair of
Behavior Analysis Programs, Florida Tech College of Psychology and Liberal Arts. It will meet seven Monday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and three
Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The course concludes on March 19, 2007.
Florida Tech is one of the few universities in the United States to offer a live, in-class professional development program in ABA for those seeking
certification in behavior analysis. With a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, those completing this ABA professional development program will gain a
competitive edge when seeking career opportunities in the applied behavior analysis field.
The cost is $750 per course for professional development credit. To register, go to http://uc.fit.edu/pdp/programs.html, under “Current Offerings” see
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Professional Development Programs for course details. Complete the registration form as follows: Name of Course: “BEH 5000
– Spring 2007 – Melbourne.” For more information, contact Joan Silvester at (321) 674-8824.
Florida Tech offers graduate degrees through 10 Extended Studies sites on the East Coast and has a Virtual Campus for distance learning.